Category Archives: travel

THE PROCESS (MY PROCESS) OF WRITING

The picture is of one of the many hidden or almost comletely hidden stairways that wind their ways up the hills of Sausalito. Note the Bay and Angel Island at the bottom of the photo. It’s been another busy week … Continue reading

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WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP

Today I’d like to write about strong women. One of the reasons I was attracted to the story of the 1913 Copper Miners’ Strike, was the part that real women played in it. Big Annie is finally getting her due. … Continue reading

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A GREAT TRIP TO MICHIGAN!

THE TRIP TO MICHIGAN WAS GREAT! I OUTSOLD MY BOOKS (again, even though I ordered three times as many!) The people were delightful, so very friendly and helpful. I was given honey from someone who keeps bees, thimbleberry jam—the fruit … Continue reading

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WE’RE ON OUR WAY!

AUGUST 11, 2013 TODAY WE ARE LEAVING MUNISING ON OUR WAY TO HOUGHTON. IT WILL BE NICE TO STOP DRIVING, AFTER THREE DAYS. But we’ve seen some beautiful scenery. Tomorrow morning I will be at the Hancock Farmers’ Market, signing … Continue reading

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OFF ON MY BOOK TOUR!

<The days number down as I prepare for my trip to Michigan to promote my new book DRIVEN TO RAGE. If you’ve been following my blog you know it’s about the miners’ strike in 1913, and the Upper Peninsula—particularly Keweenaw … Continue reading

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My BOOK LAUNCH PARTY!

THIS IS THE WIND-UP WEEK. DRIVEN TO RAGE goes to print on Friday! The covers are finished and uploaded, the interior is in the template. Just a couple of readers with magnifying glasses looking for typos before uploading it. And … Continue reading

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My New Book: DRIVEN TO RAGE

Hi Everyone, I’m so excited to tell you about my new historical novel, Driven to Rage. First, let me apologize for not keeping up with my blog. My computer crashed twice—I finally got a new one. I also had some … Continue reading

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