BOOKS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Most books listed are available through Amazon.com and through Barnes and Noble. Chicken Soup for the Soul titles are also available in many local independent bookstores.

Coming in April, 2018 – I AM MRS. JESSE JAMES – A  novel of love, loss, and redemption.  From the Blank Slate Press, an imprint of the Amphorae Publishing Group.

COMING IN SEPTEMBER, 2018 – MIDNIGHT, THE ONE-EYED CAT – A picture book co-authored with Sheree K. Nielsen and illustrated by Janelle Dimmett.  From Treehouse Publishing, an imprint of the Amphorae Publishing Group.

  • Bylines Calendar-2012
  • Cactus Country III
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hope and Miracles
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can’t Believe My Cat Did That
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Messages From Heaven
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Dog
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Reboot Your Life
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Step Outside Your Comfort Zone (Coming October 31, 2017)
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks to My Mom
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Really Did That?
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Less
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Forgiveness
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Gratitude
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: Time to Thrive
  • Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned From the Dog
  • Coffee and Critique Anthology 2013
  • Cuivre River Anthology III, IV, V
  • Cup of Comfort for Cat Lovers
  • Cupid’s Quiver
  • Echoes of the Ozarks VII
  • Elements in Writing Anthology #9
  • Fifty Shades of Santa
  • Folly Beach Dances
  • Kansas City Voices
  • Not Your Mother’s Book on Dogs
  • Not Your Mother’s Book on Being a Mom
  • Not Your Mother’s Book on Cats
  • Not Your Mother’s Book on Family
  • Not Your Mother’s Book on Home Improvements
  • Reader’s Digest All in a Day’s Work
  • Sasee Magazine (multiple publications)
  • Saturday Writer’s Blog
  • Saturday Writer’s Newsletter
  • Six Word Memoirs on Love and Heartbreak
  • St. Charles Humane Society Newsletter
  • Storm Country
  • The Animal Rescue Site
  • The Storyteller Magazine
  • Under the Surface-2014 Saturday Writers Anthology
  • WOW blog
  • Well Versed, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

All Write Now 2017 – Second Place Short Story for “Nora’s Gift”

All Write Now 2017 – Second Place Flash Fiction for “Moving Day”

All Write Now 2017 – Third Place Essay for “Reaching New Heights”

Missouri Writers’ Guild Fall Fiction First Chapters Contest – First Place Historical Fiction for “I Am Mrs. Jesse James”

All Write Now 2016 – First Place Essay for “A Pair of Good Boots”

Well Versed 2016 – Third Place for “My Season of Shoes”

Saturday Writers – June, 2015 – Honorable Mention for “The Cabin”

Saturday Writers – October, 2014 – Second Place for “Daddy’s Name”

Missouri Writers’ Guild Flash Fiction – April, 2014 – Second Place for “The Green Table”

Whispering Prairie Press 2013 Writing Awards – Second Place for “A Pair of Good Boots”

Cactus Country III Flash Fiction Winner – October, 2012

Saturday Writers Members Only – December, 2011 – Second Place for “The Christmas Request”

Missouri Writers’ Guild Sponsors’ Contest – April, 2011 – Honorable Mention for “High Maintenance Women”

Saturday Writers Flash Fiction Contest – April, 2011 – “General Chandler’s War”

Saturday Writers Short Story Contest – January, 2010 – Second Place for “Myrtle”

Byline Magazine – July, 2007 – Honorable Mention Poetry for “Sensations”

Byline Magazine – July, 2007 – Flash Fiction – Third Place for “Duty and Decision”

Saturday Writers Poetry Award – June, 2007 –  Ninth place for “Your Love”

Byline Magazine – June, 2007 – Second Place Poetry for “Another Love Affair”

Byline Magazine – May, 2007 – Third Place Poetry for “Your Love”