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I grew up in Pennsylvania and Connecticut and spent my young adulthood in Boston and New York. I consider myself a Yankee even though I live in the beautiful U.S. Pacific Northwest.

My work-life has been entwined with non-profit organizations advocating for artists and creativity, and for equal rights. This has been truly satisfying and an honor. I like working with people to create change!

When I was in the sixth grade, a casual, but life-long, interest in writing began when my teacher made me editor of the school newspaper and put me on stage at a school assembly to read one of my short stories out loud. It was a beatnik version of the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears using hipster dialog. I have no idea where the inspiration came fro

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The Spirit Room
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The Spirit Room has just received a fantastic review by Historical Novel Society editor, Sarah Johnson. Also, the book is an Historical Novel SocietyEditor’s Choice this quarter!

Johnson sums up her review with -This is a fabulous read for fans of American women’s history.

The review can also be found on Sarah Johnson’s blog,Reading the Past, where she posts hundreds of historical novel reviews....

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