Current Projects


I edit carefully selected novels on a freelance basis (see my Services link).

Family History

I recently completed writing both my and my husband’s family histories. My next project is a transcription of my great-great-grandfather’s Civil War diary. I am researching the events he mentions in the diary as well as his life before and after the war.

Books in the City of Trembling Leaves

TLcloseupI started the Trembling Leaves Twitter account (@NorNVbooks) in September 2013 to compile and share news about authors from and books set in Northern Nevada. It’s named, of course, after Walter van Tilburg Clark’s novel about Reno. I write a blog to go with it.


I write essays at Medium once in a while. You can see my work (and follow me if you wish) at