Work Refiner

As part of my journey in book publishing, I discovered an amazing service known as Word Refiner. I spent a week with the proprietor, Mark Schultz, responding to questions and doing an online interview with him. Mark is a great resource for authors. His website, www.wordrefiner.com, has many links to blogs I’d never heard about,…

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RRBC Blog Tour

I’ve had a lot of fun this week, doing a blog tour with the incredible group I’ve recently joined, RRBC. They also chose Empty Seats as their May book of the month. If you’re a writer, this is a terrific group for you to join. They are so supportive and knowledgeable. I wish I had…

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Vamos Gatos

I’ve been in radio broadcasting for more than 40 years. I did radio news for several years and had the opportunity to interview people such as Warren Spahn and many political leaders, both in New York state and Massachusetts. I’ve done my folk music program, “The Hudson River Sampler,” on WAMC since September 18, 1982,…

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Latest Review for Empty Seats

On a hot summer day in Elburn, Illinois, as we celebrate the birth of our sixth grandchild (five boys and a girl now), I received this great review for Empty Seats from Chick Lit Cafe. Please check them out. They have wonderful book selections and reviews.

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Icing on the Knee

I’m way behind on my writing these days. My brain’s in a fog because every now and then I need to take pain medicine–especially when I need to go to physical therapy. I had a total knee replacement about a month ago on my left knee. In 2016, I had the same procedure on my…

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Hall of Fame

Even for a writer, words cannot express how amazing it was for me on February 13, 2019 when I walked up onto the stage at the Folk Alliance International conference in Montreal, and my friends Mike Regenstreif and Ellen Stanley welcomed me into the Folk DJ Hall of Fame. Mike is already a member (as…

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