a writer's ally...
in writing as in all things, A lifetime of reading and writing.
Day after day.
Two novels published.
Now, a collection of short stories.
Yes, the only way to be a writer is to write.
1. Colors of the Wheel 
2. Signs of Life 
3. Rational Women: Stories [ March 2020]
From Maple57 Press. At your local bookstore or for e-readers.
Age: A Writer's Ally.
Coming in March 2002
Eleven stories reveal the consequences of rule by reason too often at the expense of the heart. Meet the Rational Women...
On a business trip to Lucerne, a widow follows a stranger into the old town… A chemistry professor’s marriage implodes when his wife compounds her discontent… A white novelist writing about racism confronts the disdain of a black critic… A teacher takes her elementary students’ futures into her own hands … An empty-nester confronts an unexpected obstacle to fulfilling her dream… A late-life PhD candidate discovers her ex-husband still has a hold on her heart… A businesswoman questions her values when she learns her dead mother was never buried… A newspaper editor comes face-to-face with her biases when she misses the heart of a story… A once aspiring sculptor struggles to mold her newborn… At court to argue a minor trespass, a model citizen considers her crimes… In Paris to satisfy her mother’s last wish, a docile office manager’s future takes an unexpected turn.