Category Archives: Books

License, or – ?

I’ve just started reading The Revenant, a Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke.  It recounts the story of Hugh Glass, a legendary mountain man/fur trapper who was horribly mauled by a grizzly bear and left for dead by his companions. … Continue reading

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The Next Thing

Do you ever feel you have lost some important part of your identity?  That you have become defined by a role you play?  Or that other people’s demands, or media distractions, are taking too much control of your life?  As … Continue reading

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Why Fantasy?

“Is this written for children?” Authors of fantasy, myself included, often hear this question. The answer is, well, no.  Yes.  Maybe. Both C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien pointed out that although fairy tales and myths have in our culture been … Continue reading

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Birthing a Novel

They say writing a novel is like giving birth.  I don’t think that’s quite right.  Writing a novel is like being pregnant; having it published is like giving birth. When the idea for a new novel first strikes us, it … Continue reading

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The Desert – New Book!

Re-announcement of my new book, The Desert.  A sequel to The Forest, it is the story of an impetuous young man who plunges into a forbidding and unknown desert, intent on rescuing his beloved.  He finds mortal danger, friendship and … Continue reading

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Website Woes

Dear Friends, Welcome to the new version of “Let It Flow.”  Amid the rush and chaos of the launch for my new book, The Desert, we discovered a very nasty virus infecting my website.  After two full days of sleuthing, … Continue reading

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New Book!

Here is my new, beautifully illustrated small coffee table book to delight adults and children alike, and just in time for Christmas.  It is Plura: The Fantastic Adventures of a Drop of Water.   Plura is a tiny droplet with a big thirst for all that … Continue reading

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Book Signing

Announcement:  I will be signing books at Copperfield’s in Napa on December 4 from 2-4:00.  The Forest and The Wisdom of Ambrose are now in stock there and at Main Street Books in St. Helena.   Local readers (and gift givers!) … Continue reading

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Book Festival Coming Up!

I’m very excited to announce that I will be exhibiting my novels at the Sonoma County Book Festival – bookfest@sonic.net – in Santa Rosa, California on Saturday, September 24.  It promises to be a great day, rubbing shoulders with some well-known authors … Continue reading

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Two Reviews of The Forest

I’m delighted to post these two reviews.  Enjoy! The Forest, a review by Barbara Gilcrest What a gentle book!  To open the cover of The Forest is to step into the world of the Graybarks  where Timkin lives with his … Continue reading

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