Works in Progress


Young Adult Romance, Family Life, Bullies, High School

Twins, Amber and Hank, have a hard time adjusting to life in Montreal, leaving friends behind in Washington D.C. As much as they love their feisty grandmother, they find country life boring, and isolated.

Amber meets a local boy who happens to be in most of her classrooms, and suddenly life seems to be perking up.

Hank, on the other hand, deals with some bullies picking on a gay boy. Sparks fly, and anger is at an all-time high.

Only time will tell how much of this their grandmother can handle. Will she boot them all back to Washington, or suffer major consequences down the line?

Harry’s First Thumpity Haircut

Children’s Picture Book

A little boy’s imagination goes wild during his first salon haircut. Even with comforting words by his stylist, little Harry imagines bees buzzing around his ears, a giant pulling on his ears, and even spaceships landing on his head. But Harry gets a surprise when he looks in the mirror.

Robbie & Katie Adventures: Hairy Strand of Scares

Children’s Picture Book

Watching the stylist cut their older sister’s hair, five year old twins, Robbie and Katie, giggle until the salon receptionist tries to ease their fear and says, “Hair is DEAD.” Big mistake! Eyes open wide, lips tremble, and then Robbie does something that scares the receptionist…and Katie…to avoid his first haircut.

The Little Old Lady Who Loved to Crochet

Children’s Picture Book

As a senior citizen, loneliness is something you either cope with or come up with a solution. That’s exactly what Lilly, The Little Old Lady Who Loved to Crochet, did. With a crochet needle and tons of wool, she transforms the ordinary into a work of art, filling her entire house with crocheted friends.

When three cute little kids poke their heads through her opened window one day, Lilly has to make a decision. Should she part with her crocheted friends and give them to the children, or keep the dolls on the mantelpiece forever?

Gargantua and the Bullies at Pierson High

A middle-grade story that combines the excitement of a junior high three-on-three after school soccer challenge, friendship, Asperger’s, and the potential dangers of keeping secrets.