art, Art News, Writing News

Newsletter Week

This week I sent out an artist/author newsletter. In it I announced an ART SHOP SALE! The newsletter is also available online. View it HERE. (Many items in the shop are one only. First come, first served. Don’t miss out!) If you'd like to get my author / artist newsletter delivered directly to you via… Continue reading Newsletter Week

art, Personal, Writing News

Introducing my art shop

It’s hard to believe that it’s already November 26th. Just think… a month from today is Boxing Day. Christmas 2020 will be past! And the pandemic continues. Have you stayed healthy and well—in body and spirit? How have you spent your time? Have you tackled projects that you might not otherwise have done? Welcome to… Continue reading Introducing my art shop

Biblical fiction, Christian fiction, Writing News

Under the Cloud (free Kindle Edition)

I’m looking forward to today and attending my first-ever virtual writing conference (Inscribe Fall Conference)! In gratitude for all the writers and writing mentors (from Inscribe and other writing groups) that have helped and encouraged me through the years, I’ve arranged a free download of my latest novel, Under the Cloud - Kindle edition. GET… Continue reading Under the Cloud (free Kindle Edition)

Biblical fiction, Fiction, Personal, Writing News

More books arriving this week!

Under the Cloud has been out just a little over two months. In that time, I’ve distributed a box of paperbacks but another shipment is on its way, scheduled to arrive later this week. Reader response is gratifying! Here are some comments, gathered from reviews: “Zamri’s story explores themes that are as relevant now as… Continue reading More books arriving this week!

Biblical fiction, Fiction, Personal, Writing News

Project completed!

I’m excited to announce that my second novel, Under the Cloud, a continuation of the story begun in Destiny’s Hands, is now available from Amazon in paperback and ebook editions! Here's the cover (designed by Glynis and Amanda Belec of Angel Hope Publishing): And the description, from the back of the book: "Fifteen-year-old Zamri lives… Continue reading Project completed!

art, Personal, Writing News

February Roundup

Even with its extra day, February is nearly history. It’s hard to believe we’re almost into the third month of 2020! My resolve to be better at updating the blog hasn’t resulted in much so far, but I’ve decided to, at least, write a monthly update post. Here is February’s…a list of things I did… Continue reading February Roundup

Personal, Writing Life, Writing News

An end…and a beginning?

It’s been really quiet here as I’ve switched my focus from writing to learning to draw. (Somehow the same creative muscles seem to be involved in both, and lately, learning to get things down visually has captured my interest.) However, there is a writing project that I’ve been working on since 2014—a sequel to my… Continue reading An end…and a beginning?

Poetry, Writing News

Borrowed Gardens – new poetry anthology

It's here at last--the project that's been in the works for over a year! And just in time for Christmas too. Borrowed Gardens Authors: Bertoia, Jeannine; Fisher, Tracie; McNulty, Del; Nesdoly, Violet Publisher: SparrowSong Press (printed by First Choice Books), December, 2014, Paperback, 128 pages ISBN: 978-1-77084-501-5 About the Book (cover text) "A collection of… Continue reading Borrowed Gardens – new poetry anthology

Biblical fiction, Christian fiction, Fiction, Writing News

Interview & giveaway!

It's May 1st. Time to announce the winners of the giveaway. They are: Bonnie and Patricia.  Congratulations! I'll be getting in touch with both of you for your mail addresses. Hope you enjoy! *********** I (and my book Destiny's Hands) are thrilled to be featured today on the blog Interviews and Reviews. Thank you, Laura… Continue reading Interview & giveaway!

Poetry, Uncategorized, Writing for kids, Writing Life, Writing News

And we’re off! (#ICWriters)

2014 is off to a great start! Writing has changed a lot since I sold my first article in 1997. Then it was a solo business for me. I was in the middle of taking a writing course and submitted those first pieces to see if I actually had what it took. It was all… Continue reading And we’re off! (#ICWriters)