I am so glad you found me, and I’m thankful for this opportunity to share with you a little about my life and work.
Although born in California, I grew up in Ecuador, South America, where my parents are from. I returned to the United States in the mid 1980’s.
Until the time came for me to follow my heart and write full time, I developed a corporate career in International Sales Operations, with intervals as a freelance translator, interpreter and instructor (English and Spanish) while my young family commandeered my time.
My published works include the philosophical fantasy novels; Faery Sight, Cradle Gift and Nahia. The award-winning Faerie Legacy Series chronicles the lives of three matriarchs over a period of 200 years.
Seven Ghostly Spins: a brush with the supernatural; is my most recent release and it is a collection of six short stories* and one novella. These deliciously gruesome, carefully crafted tales are all based on true ghost legends and a couple of my own paranormal experiences.
*Featured author Kelsey E. Gerard contributed She Caught a Ride to this award-winning collection.
I am owner and editor of Waterbearer Press, where we approach publishing one dream at a time.
The Faerie Legacy Series (Faery Sight, Cradle Gift and Nahia) is a gift to the girls and women in my family. It was through their support and encouragement that my dreams of publication became a reality.
I credit them with shaping my life, and I will let you in on a secret; their influence, beauty, experiences and personalities are behind the magical realism of, not just, Faery Sight but of all my philosophical fictions.
I believe our reality is based on the "stories" we were told about ourselves as children, and which we continued to repeat from then on with very minor adjustments.
A few years ago I decided it was time to acknowledge those stories and give them due credit while, nevertheless, waving good-bye to those I had ear-marked to be "un-learned."
How else could I create a reality that included the peace and fulfillment I sought? When I found the story written in my heart I began telling it to myself over and over, every day—
Slowly but surely, as I surrender to believing it, my long wished for reality is taking shape.