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SPARE CHANGE is now in the top ten on Goodreads Listopedia list of “Best Unknown Books” – Of course my goal is make it “known” so friends, fans and fellow writers,  if you’re a member of Goodreads, please swing by and vote for it – here’s the link

The Promise of 2012

Looking back, I must say 2011 was an exciting year, but 2012 holds even greater promise. In 2011, Bent Pine Publishing took me into the world of Digital Publishing with the release of both Spare Change and Cracks in the Sidewalk in Kindle and Nook formats…and what a ride it… Read more »


With the onset of the Christmas holiday season, a charming book titled “The Reindeer Keeper” recently caught my eye. I’ve invited the author, Barbara Briggs Ward here to share some of her thoughts as well as those of the delightful characters in this Christmas story. Q:    I understand that you grew up… Read more »


In our family Christmas starts early, sometimes as early as January, but always before woolen sweaters are pulled from drawers. We buy gifts to tuck away in closets, sew stockings, embroider names and create clever little plots to send some poor unsuspecting guest on a treasure hunt for his or… Read more »


Pat Bertram, another Goodreads Author and Facebook friend, invited me or one of my characters to do an interview on her blog–I was kind of busy that day, so Ethan Allen Doyle, the boy from SPARE CHANGE, took over and did the interview. Honestly, the things that boy will say……. Read more »


In the delightful new children’s book MIRACLES LOVE A BELIEVER, author Stacy Manning Casaluci takes children on a magical tour around the world as they travel with Princess Cirina Marie (Named after Stacy’s daughter) Imagination is a wonderful thing and this book both  inspires and encourages children to use their imagination. Discover… Read more »


By Carol White, Executive Producer of the Boca Raton Theater Guild In my dual role as producer and playwright I see a need to share information with emerging and experienced playwrights to increase their chances of having a short play accepted for staged reading. The ten-minute or short play continues… Read more »

Lucy Adams puts the fun in Funny!

Recently discovered this delightfully funny book by Southern Humorist Lucy Adams. “TUCK YOU SKIRT IN YOUR PANTIES AND RUN” is a great collection of funny and embarrassing moments that you hope you’ll never encounter, but still you’ll find yourself chuckling as you read of Lucy’s adventures. I laughed just reading her bio which describes… Read more »