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Wild Horses + Breakfall = Moral Victory!

You know that writing Kai of Wild Horses is living vicariously, because he’s a natural rider and I’m not. You also know that I’ve been doing various martial arts longer than some of you have been alive. Today, I got to … Continue reading

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THURSDAY MORNING COFFEE – Small world, or karma?

My 13-year-old daughter started training at a local aikido school. As I was signing the waiver, the head teacher’s name, written out in full for the first time, caught my attention: “Ruriko Harris (Masutani).” I knew that name. A flood … Continue reading

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“Breakfall” now available for preorder!

You’ve been waiting, helping with edits – even nagging! Thank you for your vote of confidence. Your summer reading is ready for preorder on http://www.dreamspinnerpress.com. The cover was designed by the wonderful Maria Fanning. And here’s the blurb: Sexual assault … Continue reading

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