How To Become A Personal Trainer

Since the main character of my mystery-suspense novel Sink or Swim, Cassidy Novak, is a personal trainer and my college major was exercise physiology, I was thrilled to be able to publish the below original article. If you’re thinking about becoming a personal trainer, or are considering visiting one and want to know more about…

Goddess Girls Teaches Kids About Greek Myth

I was so excited to stumble across a  children’s book series on Goodreads, about the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece studying, socializing and honing their mythical skills in junior high at Mount Olympus Academy. Readers of my adult mystery novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today know that it features a subplot revolving around Greek and…

Properly Retire Your American Flag

I recently received this press release and thought that it was valuable information to pass on, since the whole purpose of my children’s picture book The Flag Keeper is to raise awareness of U.S. flag etiquette. If you can’t find a local VFW or American Legion Post to retire your worn out flag, here is…

Small-Town Newspapers Produce Seasoned Reporters

I’m pleased to welcome Gerry Charbonneau, the second guest in in my new Something in Common feature. Gerry has “something in common” with Kris Langley, heroine of my mystery novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today. Kris is an obit writer, editorial assistant and freelance writer for a fictional community newspaper called The Fremont Daily News. In…

Something in Common: 5 Ways to Get Fit and Not Quit

As my blog readers know, every now and then I like to feature a topic that has “something in common” with one of my published books. Today’s topic is health and fitness, thanks to my guest writer Robert Boyd, the Managing Director of SportsEquip.co.uk, leading suppliers of ‘capital’ sports equipment and wet pour safety surfaces.…