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July 2014: Featured on Inspire Me Today, print and podcast

June 3, 2014: Darkness Radio with Dave Schrader

June 2014:  Featured in Women’s Day magazine

March 2014:  Podcast on True Murder with Dan Zupansky

February 4, 2014: Radio interview with Stanley Bronstein on Superchange Your Life

 January 1, 2014: Interview on true crime radio show Sword & Scale




July 7, 2014: Leadership discussion, Government of Alberta

July 2014: Featured on Inspire Me Today, print and podcast

June 3, 2014: Darkness Radio with Dave Schrader

June 2014:  Featured in Women’s Day magazine

May 19-24, 2014:  In residence, Wildacres artist retreat, Little Switzerland

May 13, 2014:  Featured speaker, Gastonia evening Rotary

April 15, 2014:  Featured in the Penman Review

March 2014:  Podcast on True Murder with Dan Zupansky

February 27, 2014:  Speaker, Downtown Rotary Club, Gastonia, NC

February 20, 2014: Private reading

February 4, 2014: Radio interview with Stanley Bronstein on Superchange Your Life

January 27, 2014:  Speaker, Charlotte International Rotary Club

January 1, 2014: Interview on true crime radio show Sword & Scale


January, 2013:  Featured in Rachel Eddy’s article on “How to Sell Your Manuscript Without an Agent.”

February 18, 2013:  Featured “Inspirational Luminary” on

February 18, 2013:  Interview with Gail Lynne Goodwin about fear.

February 1, 2013:  Featured on SheKnows:  The Most Exotic Valentine’s Day I Ever Had

April 8, 2013:  Private event, presentation and book signing

April 14, 2013:  Feature in the Gaston Gazette.

May 1, 2013:  Keynote Speaker, Meet the Author, fundraiser for the Literacy Council of Gaston County, Gaston Country Club

July 1 – 7, 2013:  Writer-in-residence, Wildacres retreat, Little Switzerland, NC

July 24, 2013:  Guest blogger on Dream Yourself Rich.

July, 2013:  Feature in Chronicle of the Horse on animal communicator Carol Gurney (article begins on Page 9).

August 12, 2013:  Feature in Life Reimagined on building courage in relationships.

September, 2013:  Guest blogger series on Life Reimagined/AARP

September, 2013:  A Voice out of Nowhere releases!

September 17, 2013:  Speaker, Charlotte Writers, Queens University, Charlotte, NC

September 27, 2013:  Private reading

October, 2013:  Guest blogger on Life Reimagined/AARP

October 28, 2013:  Speaker, Gastonia East Rotary Club, noon, Gastonia conference center

November 21, 2013:  Private book club event, Shelby, NC


January 15, 2012:  Speaker, 6:00 Charlotte evening Rotary, Chima Brazilian Grill

January 18, 2012:  Speaker, Leadership Lessons from the Edge.  Private function.

January 25, 2012:  Book club appearance, Matthews, NC

February 10, 2012:  Keynote Speaker, “Mentoring Program: Women on the Road to Success.”  Carolinas Healthcare System

February 18, 2012:  Speaker, Library @ Isothermal CC, Tryon, NC

February 18, 2012:  Book signing and appearance at The Book Shelf, 94 N. Trade Street, Tryon, NC.  2:00 – 4:00.  828-859-9304.

March 2012:  Mini feature in Vibrant Living Magazine:

March 3, 2012: Teambuilding facilitator, Centennial Celebration and Discovery Institute, Pisa, Italy

March 4, 2012:  Keynote speaker, GSO Centennial Event in Pisa, Italy

March 12, 2012:  Featured Speaker:  The American University of Rome, Italy, “Women in Leadership”

April 20-22, 2012:  “Climb In” @ Blue Ridge Tree Climbing, Meadows of Dan, Virginia

May 22, 2012:  Private event and booksigning

May 24, 2012:  Keynote Speaker, Leadership Gaston graduation,  Gaston Country Club

July 13, 2012:  Keynote Speaker, High Country Women’s “Power of the Purse” luncheon, Blowing Rock, NC

July 17, 2012:  Guest speaker, Rotary Club of Charlotte, 1:00, Crowne Plaza, Charlotte, NC

October 24, 2012:  Featured on Marlo Thomas’ website

October 29-November 4, 2012:  In residence, Fall Gathering, Wildacres Retreat, NC

November 1, 2012:  Campus Author award, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

November 8, 2012:  Featured Speaker, PEO (Philanthropic Education Organization), Charlotte NC.

November 22, 2012:  Live interview, Boomer & The Babe.  11:00 – 12:00 Arizona time.


February 3, 2011: Radio interview on “Everyday Miracles” LIVE @ 5:00 p.m. on WBLQ 1230 in Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York.  Missed it?  You can listen to it  here

February 5, 2011: Live interview with Candace McLean, Everyday Miracles. Excellent conversation, listen here!

February 12, 2011: Speaker, Johnson C. Smith University

February 15, 2011: Only Pack What You Can Carry is released

February 15, 2011:  Book release party and reading @ Summit Eye, Gastonia, NC.  What a great party!  Thanks to everyone who helped make this such a special evening!

February 17, 2011: 15-city satellite radio tour.  What a morning!  Thanks to all the terrific radio hosts across the country.

February 20, 2011: Read the feature in the Sunday Life section of the Gaston Gazette.

February 28, 2011: Speaker, Junior League of Gaston County

March 3, 2011: Midwest Lifestyles radio interview.  Listen here.

March 11, 2011: Talk Radio Europe (Spain), live interview

March 14, 2011: Speaker, Gastonia East Rotary Club.  Love you G-town!

March 23, 2011: Live interview on Conversation Crossroad, 7:00 p.m. EST.  Thank you Garrison and Betty-Lynn for a wonderful, fun and relaxed conversation.  One of my favorites!

April 5, 2011: Live interview with Mike Collins on Charlotte Talks, WFAE 90.7 FM, 9-10 a.m.  Miss it?  Scroll down to find the date.

April 8, 2011: Reading and book-signing at Covenant Village, Gastonia, NC.  What a terrific group of women who have gathered more than a little wisdom in their years of living!

April 8, 2011: Book club appearance, Lake Wylie, SC.  Provocative discussion, with the beautiful Lake Wylie panorama behind us!

April 9, 2011: Event and signing at Poor Richard’s Book Shoppe, in historic downtown  Gastonia.  Thank you Sheri and Bryan.  What a cool store!  Really enjoyed sharing stories with our visitors.

April 9, 2011: Interview with Boyd Matson on National Geographic.  You can listen here.

April 12, 2011: Color a Brighter Future philanthropy luncheon to benefit Classroom Central.  Check out Classroom Central’s moving video, created by Jack Solomon, here.

April 16, 2011: Community Foundation of Gaston County’s 9th annual Run for the Money to benefit Classroom Central

April 18, 2011: Speaker, Blowing Rock Rotary Club @ the beautiful Chetola Resort.  Thank you fellow Rotarians for the warm welcome!!!

April TBA: Feature in Newsday magazine

April 24:  Television:Charlotte Now with Mike Collins on WJZY TV, Sunday, 10:30 p.m.  Watch Part 1 here, and Part 2 here.

May, 2011: Interview in Cosmopolitan on Campus magazine (UK)

June 7, 2011: Speaker at Tuesday night Gastonia Rotary.

June 30, 2011: Wonderful time kicking off the “Novel Destinations” Summer Reading Series at Gaston County Library

July 18, 2011: Speaker at the beautiful library in Denver, NC

August 25 2011: Speaker, Women Executives Group luncheon — “Leadership Lessons from the Edge.”

September 20:  Denver Book Club appearance.

September 28, 2011: Book Club appearance, Gastonia, NC

October 10, 2011: Foxcroft Friends book club.

October 10, 2011:  Book Club appearance, Gastonia, NC

October 20, 2011: Book Club appearance, mid-day, Gastonia, NC

October 20, 2011: Book Club appearance, evening, Gastonia, NC

November 9, 2011:  5:30 p.m., Live interview on Scorpion Equinox.

November 17, 2011:  Celebrating Moonlight Creative‘s 15 years of awesomeness!

December 5, 2011:  Charlotte Business Journal’s “Woman Extraordinaire” award recipient

December 6, 2011:  (my birthday!)  Interview on FOX