Tell us about yourself and what inspired you to start writing.
Being raised in Anchorage, Alaska a lot of Alaskan adventures had happened to my family. The youngest of 8, all of us enjoyed being outside riding bikes, going to the movies and sledding.
My husband Mike and I are movie buffs and we like to travel around Southern California.
Spending a lot of time at the local libraries with our children and grandchildren when they were growing up. I had an idea to write my first book, The Mis-Adventures of Trouser Bowser Professor of Bones which was taken from my love of hounds tooth fabric and a nick name, Professor of Bones taken from our family pet.
Tell us about your books.
The Mis-Adventures of Trouser Bowser Professor of Bones has fun Zany adventure’s with, Trouser Bowser and his Playful Pals.
Face to Face With John Lennon is my story of the 1966 surprising unexpected visit of the legendary band, the Beatles in Anchorage, Alaska.
How did you go about getting published?
Self-publishing makes it so easy to promote your books. I encourage everyone to give it a try.
What is your writing process? Do you have a time, day or place you like to write?
Our home is just the right place to write along with listening to classical music.
What do you like to do when you’re not writing? Full-time job, pets, hobbies?
Background actor in television and movies. Seeing the sights of Southern California with my husband. Reading and enjoying books at our local bookstores and library.
Any advice for authors about book covers?
Precise and to the point to what your book is all about.
Any marketing tips you’d like to share with other authors?
Market with Read Write Club.
What’s your favorite book?
Green Eggs and Ham
What are you reading now?
What’s your next book project?
A story that has Alaska “shaking.”
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