A review of the novel Portraits of an Artist by Mary F. Burns.

Sand Hill Review Press
February, 2013, 
326 pp. $16.95
ISBN: 978-1-937818-12-8


 I've been travelling so much that only now have I had time to reflect on what, in writing terms, 2013 should be about for me. Mostly, it's all about what I learned at Viable Paradise.

Sunset on GayheadSunset on Gayhead

Happy New Year!

I was happy to start the new year by stumbling on a news item I missed earlier: the stolen Codex Calixtinus has been found.

The Codex Calixtinus is the medieval guide to travelling the pilgrimage trail to Santiago de Compostela.

You can read my earlier blog on the theft here.

Sign of the CaminoSign of the Camino

What's better than a virtual book tour? Blog hopping! I was tagged by Camille Griep, who is writing a literary fantasy/women's novel called  Letters to Zell.




The 18th annual Baltimore Book Festival took place September 28, 29 and 30th, 2012. There were  nationally known writers

First, let me say, I did not write this review. But it pretty much sums up everything I love about this book. So enjoy this review by Reuben Polling on Dorkadia. Then go read the book.









I just finished reading Terry-Lynne DeFino's epic fantasy, A Time Never Lived.