Friday, November 3, 2023

I'm Having a Podcast

 Hi, I've been battling Covid, but I'm having a podcast on November 8 at 8 pm. Please tune in using the link below and feel free to call.

Thursday, March 16, 2023

A FREE NEW STORY, "A Nice Donation"

 Do you like going to thrift stores?

Well, I always have. "A Nice Donation" is a short story I wrote on the subject. It just appeared in Four Star Stories. It takes only a few minutes to read and illustrates why I like visiting thrift stores and shops so much. You never know what you're going to find!

Here's the link: ~

The beginning of . . , 

A Nice Donation

    The sign on Thrift World's front door read Donations Accepted Around Back, so that was where Marcelline went. She backed her pickup toward the Donation Center sign in the rear, then hopped out and opened the tailgate.

    "Hallo!" she greeted the slender woman who appeared in the doorway. "I have a donation for you, but it's rather heavy."

    "I'll get some help," the woman said, turning back inside.

    Soon two brawny men came out and carried her offering inside. It looked like a rosewood cabinet, four feet long by a foot and a half wide, and the men struggled with it.

    "Lady," the red-haired one puffed, "this thing is heavy."

    "I know," Marcelline said. She swished her long granny dress and fingered the beads on her necklace.

    The other man, who was black and bespectacled, grunted. "Darn thing weighs a ton," he said. "What do you have in here, a pile of rocks?"

    "Not even warm," she laughed.

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Friday, January 6, 2023


I'm happy to announce that I will have two book signings on January 14 at the Book Exchange stores in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. The first two novels in my Dreamfarer series will be featured as well as other books. Please check them out, and I hope to see some of you there!

#Sciencefiction #adventure - The year is 2170, ninety years after World War III. Thanks to the technological advances of dream machines, humanity is able to escape a dull existence through adventurous and romantic fantasies that are far more exciting and fulfilling than ordinary life.

But not all dreamers are so blessed. What happens to a “Dreamfarer” when he wakes after seven years to find that he has become a Waker, one of the three percent of humanity who are immune to further dream stimulation and who must face an empty future? This is the case with Sam Adams, who desperately seeks salvation and meaning in his life after he wakes up.

Many disappointed Wakers become Wreckers who seek to overthrow the Government. Others lose themselves in drugs and sex. Sam wrestles with both possibilities. In the end he embarks on a quest that may affect not only his future but others' as well.

Dec. 3rd 2022 Book Signing with Drema Writes and Hubby at the 21st Annual Fair Trade Festival at Elation Brewing in Norfolk, VA.