Author . Coach . Speaker

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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.

Welcome!

Work with me to bring your incredible stories to life

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From the Blog

Breast Cancer Awareness Month
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A Look Back–A Survivor perspective and some helpful hints… Ten years on I have written much and if you are newly diagnosed please head back to November or 2009 in the archives and you can follow my journey from then … Read More

The Two Princesses of Bamarre by Gail Carson Levine: A book review
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This is one of my favorites. Much like Ruby In Her Own Time this book deals with a character becoming fully herself. The two sisters are not particularly close as I remember it. One is strong and brave and outgoing … Read More

It’s that month again
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I’m trying to write, visit a college and help a friend who had surgery…Mom LIFE! Breast Cancer Awareness month has come considerable significance for me. I was diagnosed the end of Sept 09 and had my surgery in early October. … Read More