PAPERBACKS of Right Back Where We Started From! Here I am opening the box of paperbacks of my novel, Right Back Where We Started From! They're coming out August 16! I'm almost more excited about the paperback than I was about the […]
I had the pleasure to speak to Mandy Jackson-Beverly on The Bookshop Podcast about my novel, Right Back Where We Started From. Listen Here.
After five-months of practicums, weekly classes, and a grueling 100-question exam, I graduated from the Sonoma County Master Gardener program! Here I am with my … certificate? Degree? Anyway, I’m a Master Gardener now.
I have been married to Kyle Rankin for 20 years! I can’t believe it. Much of our marriage is recorded on this site. He is the best, my best friend, the best father, the best husband. We went to Paris to celebrate. […]
I’m honored and excited to share that I was awarded a Courage to Write grant from The de Groot Foundation! I’m so grateful for their support as I finish up my second novel.
My article Flight of the Condors, originally published in Alta Magazine, was a finalist in the 64th Southern California Journalism Awards. Read the full list of winners here.
For Alta Magazine, I wrote an ode to my favorite childhood bookstore, Tin Can Mailman in Arcata, California. I also wrote a round-up of North Coast Bookstores.
For Mental Floss, I wrote 10 Juicy Facts About Mary Astor’s Purple Diary, Old Hollywood’s Most Infamous Sex Scandal. This scandal was a huge inspiration for my novel, Right Back Where We Started From. Poor Mary Astor was done dirty.