Sophie and Scottie's Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock

This is my third book of The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Trilogy. Sophie and Scottie just returned from their second adventure on a remote pacific island and can't wait for their next journey.

The magical frame acts as a portal to new lands full of mystery and magic. The 11 and a 1/2 (as they always say) year old non identical twin si...

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Receiving the Silver Medal Award for Excellence in Writing from Readers’ Favorite.


Happy Customer from a recent Author Visit!


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A Note from the Author

As I began the process of writing this “Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Series” of books, I wasn’t sure what the plot would be, who the main characters were, or even if the book would be a mystery.

I realized that I needed to step back and reflect on why I wanted to become an author and write a middle grade novel for ages 8 to 12 in the first place. Then it dawned on me; while reading to my kids every night, I realized that this evening ritual was very special, calming, and important to their love of reading. I decided that I wanted to be a part of this evening ritual for as many kids as possible through my writing. And, if all went as planned, I would also be promoting literacy at the same time at home and in the class room.

That was my “aha” moment and I’ve been writing non-stop ever since.

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Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy receives 5-Star Review!

October 8, 2016 - No Comments

I’m happy to announce that Readers’ Favorite has recognized the second book in my book series, “Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Something’s Fishy“, with a 5-star review! This review validates that this adventure-mystery is perfect for readers ages 8 to 12. Read the review at:...



October 8, 2016 - 2 Comments

Readers Favorite recognizes “Sophie and Scotties Adventures of the Monarch Mystery” in its 2016 international book award contest. SAN DIEGO, CA – 10/07/2016 (PRESS RELEASE JET) — The 2016 Readers’ Favorite International Book Award Contest featured thousands of contestants from over a dozen countries. Readers’ Favorite...


Orange County Children’s Book Festival 2016

September 24, 2016 - 1 Comment

I was really busy in my Author’s Corner booth selling and signing all of my award winning books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Trilogy.


Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock WINS GOLD FAMILY CHOICE AWARD

August 30, 2016 - No Comments

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of Sweet Tooth Rock has just received the 2016 Gold Family Choice Award for being recognized as the best in children’s and parenting products. Now in it’s 21st year, the “Family Choice Award” is one of the most coveted, family friendly consumer award programs in the nation. Parents...

Highland Ranch campers 7-2016


December 16, 2015 - No Comments

I had a great visit with the Young Writers’ Campers from Highland Ranch Elementary. There were kids grades 2nd through 6th grade and we discussed writing tips and character development as well as lots of Q&A. All campers were able to purchase the books they liked from The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Trilogy. I […]

Monarch with 5 stars

Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery gets 5-Star Review!

November 7, 2015 - No Comments

I’m excited to share that Sophie and Scottie’s Adventures of the Monarch Mystery has received a 5-Star Review from Their website is one of the fastest growing review sites for authors on the internet and is the recipient of the “Honor Excellence” and “Best Website for Authors” awards by...

Mrs.G class and I 2-26-16

Author Visit February 26, 2016

November 4, 2015 - No Comments

“I love, love your third book!” I just presented to Mrs. Glynn’s 4th/5th grade class today regarding all three of my books in The Adventures of Sophie and Scottie Book Trilogy. I talked about writing techniques, plot development, character ideas, and the publishing industry. Mrs. Glynn (one of Poway Union School...


Monarch Butterflies

July 10, 2014 - 6 Comments

One of the best recognized butterfly species on earth is the Monarch Butterfly. Each November hundreds of millions of butterflies from the U.S. and Canada migrate to a mountainous region 60 miles west of Mexico City near Angangueo, Mexico. This phenomenon is considered one of the greatest migrations on earth. Too learn more about the […]


Sophie and Scottie Newsletter

November 13, 2016 - No Comments

To keep up with Sophie and Scottie, please join my newsletter! The following is the Newsletter sign-up form: Newsletter sign-up form Enjoy reading the November/December Newsletter: November-December Newsletter

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