Allison Theodore didn’t win the lottery. The real way she ended up with her millions is actually quite sweet.
On a local forest trail, my neighbor met a lady who was heartbroken over a fallen cedar tree. My neighbor had always wanted to “have a go at” carving a totem pole.
Our veterinarian listened to Rosie’s heart, noted an interesting-sounding murmur, and suggested Rosie be evaluated by a cardiologist. Then, the world shifted.
The interactive serialized fiction experience I’m currently offering readers is set on Wren Island, a fictional island right here where I live in the Pacific Northwest. These islands are known for deep, evergreen forests and high, rocky cliffs. Thundering surf on the west side, sheltered bays on the east side. And whales.
Between installments, my subscribers are included in real-time, behind-the-scenes peeks (without spoilers!) at the stories I’m writing for them—and subscribers directly influence where the story goes next.
Rescued from an abusive situation, Rosie is “a lot of dog.” Some days, it feels like we’re running an impromptu rehab program.
All of the wonderful feelings of summer are intrinsically woven throughout the pages of these books.
These endangered orcas are highly relational, live their entire lives in close-knit family units, and have been observed showing signs of deep emotion.
In 2022, one of my interactive serialized fiction projects was set in a very special place called Reclamation Island.