News and Happenings!

10/25/17 Professional Writers of Prescott – I have been invited to speak to my fellow writers at the Prescott Valley Library!

7/15 &16/16 AFHE Convention – Arizona Family Home Education Convention. Yes! I’m coming back to Phoenix. Last year I met great folks and I can’t wait to visit with them this year. I’ll update soon on my booth number.

5/3/16 Glassford Hill Middle School. I am super excited! I just got an invitation to present to my favorite audience, middle school readers! I am beyond jazzed! These are the folks I write for. I love this group!

4/16/16 Tempe Book Festival. Meet me at the Tempe Public Library. I’ll have a booth displaying my latest books AND I’ll be presenting a workshop on Nubian history and how I used it to write the PRINCESS KANDAKE series. I am so excited!

2/27/16 Red Mountain Library – I’m back in the city of Mesa, AZ visiting with readers between 1pm to 5pm. You can pick up my latest in the PRINCESS KANDAKE series, grab an earlier book of the series, or bring one that you already have for me to sign. I also have a collection of short stories about the weird and strange. See you there. 

8/1/15 Leimert Park Village Book Fair. I’m headed to Los Angeles, CA. Another awesome opportunity to go back home and meet the folks who got me started. The book fair will be held at 3650 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90008, from 10am to 6pm. If you’re in town, meet me there.

7/10 &11/15 AFHE Convention here I come! I get to meet the homeschoolers of Arizona. 33 S. Third Street, Phoenix, AZ. I’ll be in booth #729 from 10-7 on Friday and 10-6 on Saturday.

5/16/15 I will be at our own Prescott Valley Library at the Prescott Valley Book Festival. Talk about excited! More details to follow.

Here’s the best part. Now only can you get your copy of the latest in the PRINCESS KANDAKE series, I am leading a workshop! When you come to So You Want to be an Author, I will be offering hands one experience on making you writing even better. I am so stoked!

3/28/15 I will be at the Red Mountain Library in Mesa. JA Jance will also be there. I’m super jazzed! I love her books. Coe pick up one of hers and one of mine.

2/28/12 I will be one of the author vendors at the Phoenix West Reading Conference held at the State Museum in Phoenix. Feel free to come by a pick up your copy of A Journey Undertaken, book 4 of the PRINCESS KANDAKE series.

1/6/15 It’s the beginning of a brand new year, 2015, and with it comes great plans. Get ready for more tales from ancient Nubia, a collection of short stories that put you in mind of the Twilight Zone, and the debut of a new series The Sentinel. I also plan to bring new exciting things to this website. I’ll keep you posted! Come back soon and enjoy!

10/25/14 Look for me at the Arizona Reading Association seminar. I have a vendor booth. This year it’s at Glassford Middle School, Prescott Valley, AZ

10/2/14 I will be speaking on parenting at the Heights Church at 9:00am, Prescott, AZ

7/26/14 I will participate in the local author book event at the Chino Valley Library from 10:30am to Noon.

5/12/14 I will be speaking on Cutting at the Heights Church at 6:30pm, Prescott, AZ. (a throwback to my days as a psychologist)

Oh my goodness, I can’t believe I’ve been remiss in updating what I’ve been up to:

April, 2014, I participated in the Panel of Experts at Glassford Hill Middle School, Prescott Valley, AZ

March, 2014 I was at the Tucson Festival of Books, Tucson, AZ and then at the Red Mountain Library, Mesa, AZ

February, 2014, I released Warrior of the Egyptian Kingdom, book #3 of the PRINCESS KANDAKE series

January, 2014 I was at the Regional Library, Surprise, AZ

October, 2013, I was at the National Black Book Festival, Houston, TX

June, 2013 I participated in the Leimert Park Book Fair, Los Angeles, CA

May, 2013 I appeared at Peregrine Book Company, Prescott, AZ

4/22/13  Packing to head to CA for another Fabulous Book Event! I’ll be at Black Writers on Tour on Saturday April 27th from 9am-6pm. Stop by and say, ‘hello’. Here’s the address:

801 E. Carson St,
Carson, CA 90746


10/25/12   I’ve just uploaded the cover image to Weight of the Crown. Check it out on the blog!


10/23/12   The big reveal is coming soon! The cover of book #2 of the PRINCESS KANDAKE series, Weight of the Crown, will appear for the first time within days. Keep checking!


10/6/12     I had a wonderful time at the Mocha Moms Southwest Regional Conference. Great moms! Great time! Fantastic sales! Mocha Love!!


9/26/12     Getting ready for t10/he photo shoot for the cover of book #2 in the Princess Kandake series. I can’t wait to see the cover model in costume! Here’s a peek at her crown.