Dilly Gets Spurred!

Western Writers of America recently announced its selections for the 2021 Spur Awards. I am pleased to say that Dilly was chosen as this year’s Spur Award winner in the Best Juvenile Fiction category.  I congratulate all my fellow winners and finalists and wish...

Will Rogers Likes Peaches….

Yesterday I found out that of my short story, “Peaches,” which appeared in the 2019 anthology, The Spoilt Quilt and Other Frontier Stories, has earned finalist status in the 2020 Will Rogers Medallion Awards. I believe “Peaches” is one of the strongest stories I’ve...

We’re Number 1! We’re Number 1!

The Five Star anthology, The Spoilt Quilt and Other Frontier Stories, in which my story, “Peaches,” resides, recently attained the #1 spot on Amazon’s Historical Fiction Anthology category. But don’t just take their word for it … here’s a link so you can enjoy it...

My New “Grim Tale of Survival”….

I’m pleased to announce that my story, “Peaches” (called a “grim tale of survival” in a starred review by Library Journal) is included in a bold new collection of sixteen previously unpublished stories by a number of award-winning authors. The Spoilt Quilt and Other...

Available Now: SHERLOCK HOLMES & THE FOLLY OF FLIGHT

I am pleased to announce that Gritty Press (ahem!) has just released my novelette, SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE FOLLY OF FLIGHT. Check out that amazing cover art by Jennifer Smith-Mayo her own self! This aeronautical adventure of high-flying proportions teams master...