Author . Coach . Speaker


I am thrilled that you’re here! Whether you’re a reader, fellow writer or cancer survivor (or all three!), it is a honor to connect with you.

I am passionate about storytelling, which isn’t surprising since I grew up in a world surrounded by the incredible stories of my father, Louis L’Amour. My dad gave me the greatest gift; that of the love of language and storytelling, which opened up an entire universe of possibilities. I began spinning my own tales as soon as I could write.

Over the course of my writing career, I discovered a passion for passing along the many lessons learned, much like my father did for me. It’s an honor to connect with so many inspired people – and so many unforgettable, meaningful stories.


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Shredding memories
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 I spent the last few days getting things ready for the shredders. No love letters but definitely memories and reminiscing.  But in the way that you do —you read pages occasionally, and there they were…all the bills, EOBs, and such … Read More

Ice or No Ice?
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A New Character Question For all you writers out there searching for a new character trait!   Mondays find me doing schoolwork in a cafe. So, me being me, I find the opportunity for another character question. Subtleties in characters … Read More

The Four questions to ask yourself before you become an empty nester
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I am on the edge of a new chapter in my life. The book is almost ready for submission–one or two more run throughs, a sendoff to my editor and I will begin to work on my query letter. At … Read More