I Love What I Do!

I Love What I Do!

TODAY WAS ANOTHER JOYFUL DAY in my life as a writer! I spent the day with a violinist who shared her love of music, her instrument and many of the ins and outs of being a musician and how individual and unique each musician is. Some compose, some play, some struggle,...
Use What You Know

Use What You Know

ALMOST AS MUCH AS I LOVE WRITING, I love research. Every time I sit down to write a new Logan McKenna novel—actually, long before that, when the story first starts stirring—obscure bits of knowledge or experiences pop into my head that spark story elements, plot...
Whales are Out!

Whales are Out!

MID-MORNING WRITING BREAKS are always fun this time of year. Whales are out in force this week! Every day I see at least 8 to 10 cruising past the rocks, hanging out and snacking in the kelp beds. Beautiful creatures. Just knowing they’re there makes me happy. I...
CITRUS-GLAZED COD

CITRUS-GLAZED COD

WHILE DOING RESEARCH FOR LOGAN BOOK 5, I managed to snag a spot in the last Shop at the Dock event of the summer in Newport, OR. The 90-minute walking tour teaches locals and tourists alike about the fisheries, boats, and what to look for when selecting fresh fish....