Tag Archives: The Keepers of Eire

Reluctant Paladin is nearing publication

One final pass of editing on my middle-grade novel, Reluctant Paladin while awaiting cover art. This novel is a spin-off from my first fantasy novel, The Keepers of Éire. Reluctant Paladin is a coming of age story that blends modern-day … Continue reading

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Beltaine 2017

The Celtic Festival of Beltaine which marks the beginning of summer in the ancient Celtic calendar is a Cross Quarter Day, half way between the Spring Equinox and the Summer Solstice. While the Beltaine Festival is now associated with May … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Special

Want to celebrate “being Irish”, even if you’re only Irish for one day? Would you like to get a taste of Éire, but can’t afford the travel expenses? My debut fantasy novels, The Keepers of Éire  and The Keepers of Éire-YA … Continue reading

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YA Edition of The Keepers of Éire Now Available

News Flash: I have just released a YA (Young Adult) Edition of my first novel, The Keepers of Éire. Same great story, just without the more adult scenes. Print version is now available on Amazon here. The ebook edition will … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice 2016

The Winter Solstice has come and gone for 2016, but I wanted to share a photo of the famous Irish landmark: Newgrange during the winter solstice at dawn. Tickets for this special couple of days are selected by random lottery. … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo TGIO

What is NaNoWriMo TGIO you ask? For me that is today, December 1, because on this day Nationonal Novel Writing Month Thank God It’s Over is officially here.  My goal this year participating in NaNo wasn’t to write 50,000 words (I knew that would be nearly impossible with … Continue reading

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Author Event

Join me and three of my writer friends (Paula Chinick, Mary Heaton, Elaine Schmitz) as we take you on armchair journeys to Ireland, Greece, and Shanghai without ever needing a passport. How, you ask? At a Tri-Valley author event on Friday, November … Continue reading

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BellaOnline Ebook Awards Gold Winner: The Keepers of Éire

As posted December 21, 2014 on the Mused edition for BellaOnline: Gold Award for Science Fiction and Fantasy: The Keepers of Eire Here is what BellaOnline had to say about my first novel in The Keepers series: Devan Fraser might have been born in the … Continue reading

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Character BlogHop

I’ve been invited to participate in a Character BlogHop. What’s that, you ask? Well, I’m going to introduce you to one of my characters from the current manuscript I am working on, the second in my Keeper series. I say … Continue reading

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2014 Scottish Gathering & Games, Pleasanton, CA

On August 30 and 31 I performed readings in the Irish Pavilion at the Pleasanton, CA 149th Scottish Gathering and Games. My participation was sort of last minute, so I only brought the ten books I had on hand—five on … Continue reading

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