More Writings

A sampling of some of my other publications (for a complete list click here):


Chris Langrill, St. Luke’s Blogs, spoke with me about Quilting Cancer.

Author Cate Masters interviewed me for her Halloween Blog Bash.

Check out my profile in Toledo Reads. It was such a surprise when Sharon, the writer, contacted me, and I hope the article helps inspire kids to read.


Snake Wrangler and the Scorpion Kid – top-20 finalist, SouthWest Writers 2012 Writing Contest (Juvenile or Young Adult Novel).

Sagebrush Schoolhouse -second place, Idaho Magazine 2007 annual short story contest.

Short stories:

-The Cowboy and Miss Austen, September 2022, Discretionary Love.

Snake Wrangler and the Scorpion Kid, August 2021, Flash Fiction Magazine.

-Demon Inches, April 2017, The Yellow Booke.

-Sage White, May 2015, Dark Faerie Tales.

-Stinky Feet For Dinner, Winter 2012, Beyond Centauri.

Better Than A Zillion Zoos, Summer 2011, Stories for Children.

-Naiad, Playthings of the Gods, Drollerie Press, February 2011.

-Finding the Other Notes, March 2011, Foliate Oak.

-Crossing the River Styx, Spring 2010, Crow’s Nest Magazine.

-The Snow Brave, January 2010, Beyond Centauri.

-Garage Sale, November 2009, YA Literature Review. (podcast)

-A.F.T. Inc., November 2009, Aphelion.

-Lonnie’s Gold, Fall 2009, Silver Blade.

-The Old Horse, September 2009, The Fifth Dimension.

-The Devil’s Knitting Needles, August 2009, Drops of Crimson.

-Lights Out, July 2009, The Tide Pool.

-June 12, 2009, June 2009, Spaceports & Spidersilk.

-Takedown, Spring 2009, Stories that Lift.

-When the Whippoorwill Calls, September 2008, Aiofe’s Kiss.

-Sagebrush Schoolhouse, January 2008, Idaho Magazine.

-When Lightning Strikes, April 2007, Story Station.

-Wound, November 2006, Wild Child Literary Magazine.

-Public Art, September 2006, Stirring: A Literary Collection.


Quiet Sports Column, Whisper in the Woods, 2006 to 2009.

Northern Outings Column, Whisper in the Woods, 2003-2006.

Contributing Writer and Editor:, a location-based information service provider. Wrote and edited more than 80 percent of the Boise, Idaho site, including about 300 restaurant, hotel, and entertainment reviews and several city guides., an online adventure sports magazine. Articles ranged from inline skating marathons to the history of kayaking

Nonfiction –  How-to and Informational:

-Never Give Up, April 2018, Idaho Magazine.

-Lose Yourself at Timberline Cottage, Spring 2009, McCall Home and Garden.

Snowflake Wedding Cakes to Margarita Shrimp, Winter 2007-08, McCall Magazine.

-ReCreate Yourself in McCall, Winter 2007-08, McCall Magazine.

-Sliding Into the Future: Purchasing a Slide-Out on Today’s RVs, June 2001, RV Life.

Never Too Young To Ski, December 2000, Boise Family Magazine.

Free Your Heel: Telemarking Basics, November 2000, Michigan Sports and Fitness.

-Peter Lynn: Renaissance Engineer, October 2000,

-Bicycle or Torture Device: Bike Fit for Women, September 2000, Michigan Sports and Fitness.

Nonfiction – Outdoors and Travel:

Ambergate Chestnuts, Fall 2022, Intrepid Times.

Rookeries, Rapids and Riffles, Spring 2009, True North Magazine.

McCall’s Mountain Biking Magic, Summer 2008, McCall Magazine.

Folding Caravans and Jane Austen, January 2003, Pop Up Times.

-Michigan’s Sleigh Rides, December 2002, Woodall’s RV Traveler.

-Hamtramck, Mich.-A Pocket of Polish Pride, March 2002, American Profile.

MTB the Western UP, August 2001, Silent Sports.

-Beauty and Tragedy on the Jordan River Pathway, August 2001, Northern Express.

-Black Hills: Undiscovered Mountain Oasis, April 2001,

Mountain Bike Back in Time, Fall 2000, Oregon Outside.


-Society for Children’s Book Writers and Ilustrators, Michigan Chapter, 2005 to present.

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