Enjoy and share these holiday songs around the table this Thanksgiving and Christmas:(read more
These graves were the inspiration at Westminster Cemetery were the inspiration for my characters Sarah and Peter who *spoiler alert* had children who died. I spent a lot of time walking around the cemetery and reading the gravestones. I didn’t (read more
I often work out my stories visually on large (18 x 24 in) newsprint. This is just one of many pages that I created in revising this novel. To think clearly, I have to get away from the actual writing.(read more
I offer classes and workshops through organizations such as Carpe Diem Arts as well as privately.
I can also tailor experiences to help you reach your goal whether it’s to sing at an open mic, jam on the uke, or (read more
Certain instruments are like muses. They just inspire songwriting. This Pearl ukulele designed by Yvonne De Villiers is the one I turn to when I want to try writing a new song.(read more
Writing songs can be a lonely business. It is always good to test out material on other ears. I’m grateful to these good people for either listening to my Get Happy songs, recording, giving advice or feedback, or for jumping (read more
If you want to sing my songs from Get Happy, but you don’t play the uke, check out these karaoke tracks. They are a little different from Jamey Geston’s videos, so you’ll have to play around with them.
Where did you get the idea?
Sometimes ideas for books come from my personal life. My mother died when I was ten years old. A few years after her death, my father began getting letters (real letters—there was no e-mail (read more