Talking about stories.
Fiction. Nonfiction. Screenplays. Short stories.
The occasional recipe card.
My mystery novel, “In Plain View,” helped launch the Carina Press imprint. Thousands of copies have been sold all over the world.
Our family has dined well on the royalties. At least twice.
My noir screenplay, "Garbageman", about a genius sanitation engineer with a naked ghost problem, was optioned by Warner Brothers.
Dust it off and make it already!
I've also paid the bills creating non-fiction books and feature-writing for industry and non-profit organizations.
Good work is its own reward.
But a shout out is always nice too!
My work has been recognized by a variety of writing professionals.
PRC Tell Your Story, a blog for adult learners and their tutors, which I created, wrote and edited, was nationally recognized by adult education industry professionals, ProLiteracy and CoABE
The DuPage County History Museum Folk Art Catalog. Wrote, edited and supervised production of local museum catalog. Received multi-awards from Great Design, USA.
Other awards include: finalist, St. Martin's Malice Domestic and Emily Award, Historical novel; Gold medal, Public Relations Writing, IAPD.