Publications and Related Information

Recent Publications

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Evening of Radical Hope,” San Francisco Book Review, June 20, 2017, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: Amy S. Peele Launches Cut with Sharp Humor,” San Francisco Book Review, May 23, 2017, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: Professors, Perfidy, and Poison in a Pig Pen,” San Francisco Book Review, May 12, 2017, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Evening with Ron Currie,” San Francisco Book Review, April 24, 2017, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: Ariel Levy and The Rules Do Not Apply,” San Francisco Book Review, March 31, 2017, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Afternoon with Paulette Jiles,” San Francisco Book Review, March 6, 2010, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Evening with Ruth Whippman,” San Francisco Book Review, February 2, 2018, available here.

“To the Bright Edge of Eowyn Ivey’s World,” San Francisco Book Review, January 18, 2017, available here.

“A Gentleman in Danville,” San Francisco Book Review, October 5, 2016, available here.

“The Trouble with Lexie: A Novel,” Seattle Book Review, September 20, 2016, available here.

“The Trouble with Lexie: A Novel,” San Francisco Book Review, September 19, 2016, available here.

“Twentieth Century Fox: Book Review of The Trouble with Lexie,” Joseph’s Reviews, September 18, 2016, available here.

“A Little Perspective from a Long Paralegal Career,” At Issue, Quarterly Newsletter of the San Francisco Paralegal Association, August 30, 2016, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Evening with Jonathan Shapiro,” San Francisco Book Review, August 15, 2016, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 8: Publicists, Brand, and Platform,” Portland Book Review, August 9, 2016, available here.

“Through the Writer’s Eyes: An Evening with Jessica Anya Blau and Greg Bardsley,” San Francisco Book Review, August 8, 2016, available here.

“Kidnapped by a Muse,” The Manhattan Book Review, June 17, 2016, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 7: Publishing Avenues for the Debut Novelist,” Portland Book Review, May 24, 2016, available here.

“How To Turn Your Career into a Novel,” published May 20, 2016 by Booksparks Blog, available here.

“The Inspiration for a Legal Thriller,” published May 18, 2016 by We Heart Writing, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 6: Charm School for the Debut Novelist,” was published on March 29, 2016 by Portland Book Review, available here.

“From the Lion’s Den: A Fight for Veterans Rights,” was published in the Spring 2016 issue of The National Paralegal Reporter, the official publication of The National Federation of Paralegal Associations. This issue is in hard copy only at this time, but the article is posted on the Blog page here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 5: Polishing the Manuscript,” was published on March 16, 2016 by Portland Book Review, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 4: Rewriting,” was published on February 2, 2016 by Portland Book Review, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 3: Letting the Story Out,” was published by Portland Book Review on January 8, 2016, available here.

“Grist for the Writer’s Mill,” my article on how working in a law firm can provide unending material (and entertainment) for a writer, was published by San Francisco Book Review on December 15, 2015, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel, Part 2: Creating Structure,” was published by Portland Book Review on December 15, 2015, available here.

“Kidnapped by A Muse,” an essay about my novel-writing journey, was published on She Writes, December 14, 2015, available here.

“The Birth of a Novel,” an 11-segment series, is being published by Portland Book Review. “Part 1: Conception” was published on December 1, 2015, available here.

Articles About My Work

Reader Views Awards, Book Review by Carol Hoyer, sponsored by Book by Book Publicity, Dec. 16, 2016, available here.

Featured in the Midwest Book Reviews December 2016 Issue, Vol. 16, No. 12
Reviewer’s Bookwatch, Reviewer’s Choice, available here.

Featured in the Portland Book Review, August 18, 2016, by Joseph Arellano, available here.

Featured on Joseph’s Reviews, July 19, 2016, “Sounding the Alarm,” by Diana Y. Paul, available here.

Featured on July 6, 2016 in Sunset Magazine’s “Bookmark This – Your Ultimate Summer Reading List,” available here.

Featured on July 2, 2016 in Brit + Co.’s “12 Backyard BBQ Reads for the July 4th Weekend, available here.

Featured on June 28, 2016 in Coastal Living’s “Beach Reads for Summer,” available here.

Featured on June 22, 2016 in The Reading Room, “Summer Books to Pair With Your Zodiac Sign” available here.

June 8, 2016 Review by Kathleen Nester, Penny-for-my-Thoughts Blog, available here.

Featured on May 3, 2016 in Buzzfeed, “New Books in May to Add to Your Summer Reading List,” available here.

Featured in Kimberly Nelson’s article on May 2, 2016 in Working Mother Magazine, “12 Mom-Approved Books to Give on Mother’s Day, available here.

Featured in April 29, 2016 edition of Bustle, in Emma Oulton’s article, “11 Books To Hold You Over While You Wait For The Return of ShondaLand’s TGIT,” available here.

Interviews

Michelle Cox, author of A Girl Like You, and I interviewed each other for the mystery blog, “Hey! There’s a dead Guy in the Living Room,” which was posted by Jessy Randall, Curator of Special Collections, Tutt Library, Colorado College, on Nov. 13, 2016 here.

Teresa Dovalpage, Ph.D., author and Professor of Literature at the University of New Mexico, Taos, posted on February 1, 2016, available here.

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