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Here is my Amazon Author Page where you can see my books for sale through Amazon, including some self-published books. Please, if you want to purchase a book, please consider using the links below instead of Amazon; authors receive higher royalties when purchases are made directly from the publishers.

I also have several e-books of poetry and short story compilations on Smashwords. 

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The following are my personal published works/contest winners (other than self-published works):

“Forty-Seven Seconds,” in anthology Whispers in the Dark by SEZ Publishing, October 2017.

“Of the Night,” published by Lycan Valley Press Publications in Untimely Frost – Dark Poetry Anthology, Fall 2017.

“Winter’s Dead Hostas,” published by Lycan Valley Press Publications in Untimely Frost, Dark Poetry Anthology, Fall 2017.

“Lilah,” published in anthology The Renegades of Prose, by FTB Press, December 2016.

“To Duke,” poem published by University Professors Press in anthology, Our Last Walk: Using Poetry for Grieving and Remembering Our Pets, summer 2016.

“No Exit,” published by FoF Publishing in anthology, Deadhead Miles, Volume 2, September 2016.

“I Wish,” one of 7 winners in Flash Fiction contest at the Writers’ Village blog, March 2016.

Short story, “Mastress of Light and Dark,” published by EMP Publishing in The Prison Compendium anthology, November 2016.

Short story, “Spencer,” published by FTB Publishing in anthology, ODD-isms,  March 2016.

“Mastress of Light and Dark,” top 5% finalist in Neoverse Short Story Writing Competition, March 2016.

Non-fiction, “Dodging Death,” published by More of Our Canada, November 2015.

“Not with My Boots,” short story in anthology, Quarter Castle Chronicles, Volume One, September 2015.

Poem, “Wash Away,” one of seven runners-up in Wax Poetry Contest No. 9, August 2015.

Haiku, “Words Cast into Stones,” second place winner in Wax Poetry and Art Magazine‘s Haiku Contest #6, August 2015.

“Oliver’s Story,” published by Maple Tree Literary Supplement, Issue No. 19, May-August 2015.

“Things My Mother Taught Me,” anthology Only Trollops Shave Above the Knee: The Crazy, Brilliant, and Unforgettable Lessons We’ve Learned from Our Mothers, May 2015 (Blue Lobster Book Co.)

Haiku, “My mother’s picture,” first place winner in Wax Poetry and Art Magazine‘s Haiku Contest #5, March 2015.

Flash fiction story, “I Wish,”  second place winner in Wax Poetry and Art Magazine‘s Flash Fiction Contest #4, November 2014.

Short story, “Shadow of the Mountain,” second place winner, Afterwords Writing Group contest, November 2014.

Poem, “Following the Path,” in anthology The Warbler’s Song, by Polar Expressions Publishing, December 2014.

“Women Must Stick Together,” short story in anthology, I am Woman, I am Man, by Horrified Press (2014).

“Julee and Me,” short story in anthology, I am Woman, I am Man, by Horrified Press (2014).

“The Dinner Invitation,” short story in anthology, I am Woman, I am Man, by Horrified Press (2014).

“Naughty Granny,” short story in anthology, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas in Canada, October 2014.

“Earth 2159,” short story received Honourable Mention by Stone Thread Publishing (June 2014).

“Angels and Beethoven,” short story in anthology, Fractured Realms, by Horrified Press (January 2015). (Charity anthology for The Autism Trust).

“Open for Business,” short story in anthology, Blue Gonk Cafe, by Horrified Press (February 2015).

“The Egg Platter,” short story in anthology, Blue Gonk Cafe, by  Horrified Press (February 2015).

“Raspberry Treats,” short story in anthology, Blue Gonk Cafe, by Horrified Press (February 2015).

“Dreaming of Dreams,” short story in anthology, Sweet Dreams & Night Terrors, by Horrified Press (October 2015).

“Dark and Empty,” short story in anthology, Toybox, by Horrified Press (August  2015).

“Night Rules,” short story in anthology, Night Walkers, by  Horrified Press (January 2015).

“Winnie’s Christmas Goodies,” short story in anthology, One Hell of a Christmas, by Horrified Press (November 2014).

“Jesse James without a Gun,” second place winner, Afterwords Writers Group, Halifax, Nova Scotia (May 2014)

Poem, “The Seamstress,” displayed at the launch exhibit of the Blanket Stories project in June 2014 at the Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York City. It also appears on the Blanket Stories online gallery.

Novelette, “Shadows and Tumbleweeds” – Rebel Ink Press (October 2013).

Short story, “Endless Horizon,” second place winner, Afterwords Writers Group, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2013.

Short story, “Hazel and Milburn,” third place winner, Afterwords Writers Group, Halifax, Nova Scotia, 2013.

“The Haunted House,” short story in anthology Shall We Dance? published by Dancing With Bear Publishing, October 2013.

“Doorbells and December,” Parts 1 and 2, in anthology, Gingersnaps & Candy Canes, published by Dancing With Bear Publishing, December 2013.

5 poems in anthology Elements of Life: Birth, Life Death (2013).

Short stories: “Away with the Fairies” and “Doorbells and December” in anthology Christmas Bells, Christmas Tales, published by Dancing with Bear Publishing, December 2012.

Short story, “Afterward,” first prize, Afterword Writers Group contest, Halifax, Nova Scotia, October 2012.

“The Party,” short story in anthology A Halloween to Remember, published by Dancing With Bear Publishing, October 2012.

Essay, “Brown Suede Shoes,” Father’s Day Anthology, The Dad Plan, published by Rebel Ink Press (June 2, 2012).

Poem, “Strolling on the Malecon,” El Ojo del Lago, July 2012.

Short story – “Promise Tendered, Promise Taken,” Lake Chapala Review, May 15, 2012.

2 poems and short story “My Grandmother’s Hero” – Memorial Day anthology Now Serving by Rebel Ink Press (May 3, 2012). 

2 Haiku – Summer Memories: “No Kisses” and “Winter Wine,” published by Fiction Brigade, December 2011.  E-book (published February 2012) titled Espresso Fiction: A Collection of Flash Fiction for the Average Joe.

6 poems – Valentine’s Day anthology, One Red Rose, by Dancing With Bear Publishing (February 2012).

Short story, “The Flowers,” Valentine’s Day anthology, Tempting Cupid,  by Rebel Ink Press (February 2012).

Poem, “The Facade,” The Spirit of Poe anthology, July, 2012.

Poem, “A Portrait of Myself,” Magnapoets (Self-portrait issue), January 2012.

2 poems – Klutzin’ Around the Christmas Tree anthology, December 2011.

3 poems – The Latke Hound anthology, December 2011 (3 Christmas poems).

Halloween poem, “All Hallow’s Eve” – Happy Halloween anthology published by Dancing with Bear Publishing, October 2011.

Story, “My Canada” – Chicken Soup for the Soul O Canada, November 2011.

Two essays published on  Existential.com (alas, site now defunct)

Article “Buenos Dias” – The Lake Chapala Review, March 2012.

Essay “My Love/Hate Relationship” – The Lake Chapala Review, February 2012.

Article “Three Authors in the Sun” – The Lake Chapala Review, January 2011.

Poem “The Start of an Ajijic Day” – El Ojo del Lago, February 2011

Story “The Tianguis” – El Ojo del Lago, April 2011

Essay “I am a Snowbird” – El Ojo del Lago

Poem “I Remember my Granny Whiting” – Generations of Poetry: the eZine for Genealogists, April 2011

Essay “Open Doors” – SASEE Magazine, May 2011

Poem “A Blank Canvas” –  Still Point Arts Quarterly, October 2011

Poem “Have Faith, Not Fear” – Guardian Angel Kids Ezine, December 2011.

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Upcoming publications:

2 short stories and 19 poems  – Twin Trinity Media (four anthologies)

4 short stories – Twin Trinity Media (digital downloads)

Novel – The List, to be published by Chainbooks. Each chapter is written by a different author; my contribution is Chapter 4.

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Bragging Writes:

Thin Threads:  “When Death Came to Call” (essay) was a finalist for one of the anthologies in 2010 (narrowed down from 1,500 entries, it was in the top 100).

Thin Threads:  “The Mark” (essay) made it in the top 40 for one of the anthologies in 2011.

Evil Jester Press:  Short story, “Dark and Empty,” made it to the final round of consideration (February 2012), but was not a winner. (sigh…)

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