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Come and visit me at the “Authors and Autographs” Event September 30 – October 2, 2016

I welcome you to my booth at the “Authors and Autographs” event as part of the Everett Home Show on Friday, September 30 through Sunday, October 2, 2016 at the Xfinity Arena in Everett,Read more

Faith places #4 in 2015 KING5 Best of Western Washington Ugliest Dog Contest

Awww. Sweet Faith placed #4 in the 2015 KING5 Best of Western Washington Ugliest Dog contest. Thanks to everyone who voted for Faith. Remember, “It doesn’t matter if you’re ugly on the outside asRead more

My first trade show was a success!

I am grateful that participation in my first trade show was a success. I made a lot of sales and connected with a number of parents and teachers who want to schedule a readingRead more

My first trade show! Having fun promoting “Faith, the Ugly Dog”

I attended my first-ever trade show this weekend where I had the opportunity to promote my book. I enjoyed meeting many kind people and fellow exhibitors while spreading Faith’s positive messages. Sales were aRead more

Photo Book Video of Faith with “Never Fear” Theme Song

I created a photo book video for the upcoming “Authors & Autographs” event at the Everett Home Show. It features many of my favorite photos of sweet Faith and includes the theme song “NeverRead more

Come and visit me at the “Authors and Autographs” Event September 25-27, 2015

I welcome you to my booth at the “Authors and Autographs” event as part of the Everett Home & Garden Show on Friday, September 25 through Sunday, September 27, 2015 at the Xfinity ArenaRead more

Sharing Faith’s story with the children at St. Patrick School in Tacoma

I am grateful to have been asked to share Faith’s story with the kindergarten and first and second grade students at St. Patrick School in Tacoma. The children were so well-behaved and so smart.Read more

First award! “Faith, the Ugly Dog” book receives “Honorable Mention” in the 2015 Great Northwest Book Festival

It’s a joyous day! I was informed that “Faith, the Ugly Dog” received an “Honorable Mention” in the children’s book category of the 2015 Great Northwest Book Festival based in Hollywood, California! The firstRead more

The inspiration for writing my book, Faith, the Ugly Dog

The inspiration for the book, Faith, the Ugly Dog, was my rescue dog Faith, an eight-year-old Jack Russell Terrier with the canine autoimmune skin disease, pemphigus. The disease left Faith with no hair onRead more

Dogs are fans of Faith, the Ugly Dog too!

I was so excited to see this photo of sweet Kimber enjoying her copy of Faith, the Ugly Dog! Proof that dogs like the book too! I see that she is admiring the pageRead more