Publications, Editing, Talks/Interviews History


“California Fold’em” Short Story in anthology California Schemin’: A Bouchercon Anthology. October 2020.

“The Crossing.” Short Story in anthology Crossing Borders: A Sisters in Crime Anthology. March 2020.

St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd edition, 2013. 700-1500 word articles.  14 signed articles on the history/pop culture influence of: Anime, director J.J. Abrams, Autotune, DVRs, Google, GPS,  the Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy, Pacman, Second Life,  the Segway, Texting, TiVo, Twitter, and Viral Videos.

Tom Swift Guide to Life (co-authored). 24 Palmer Street Press, Lulu Books, 2010.  Sample Pages.  Store.

Instructor’s Manual for Kathleen McWhorter’s Pathways for Writing Scenarios: From Sentence to Paragraph. Longman Publishers, Pearson Education, 2006. Camera ready copy of handouts, transparencies, and lesson plans.

Instructor’s Manual for Kathleen McWhorter’s Expressways for Writing Scenarios: From Paragraph to Essay. Longman Publishers, Pearson Education, 2006. Camera ready copy of handouts, transparencies, and lesson plans.


Editor. Fear Caller by Beverly Hamowitz. 2020.

Editor.  St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture, 2nd edition, 2013.  Proofread and updated more than 100 articles from the first edition.

Associate General EditorThe Shakespeare Standard. Jun 2011-Jan 2017.

From the Hidden Mickey series by Nancy Temple Rodrique and Dave Smith:

  • Hidden Mickey 2: It All Started…. (2010)
  • Hidden Mickey 3: Wolf! (2011)
  • Hidden Mickey 4: Wolf! Happily Ever After? (2011)
  • Hidden Mickey Adventures 1: Peter and the Wolf (2012)
  • Hidden Mickey Adventures 2: Peter and the Missing Mansion (2013)

24 Palmer Street Press Books:  Proofreading, Layout, Cover Design

  • Victor Horton’s Idea (2012)
  • Holiday Stories for Boys (2012)
  • Beyond the Edge of the World (2013)
  • Tom Swift Guide to Life (2010)
  • Tom Swift Anniversary Editions (Books 1-5 in special format) (2010)

Public Speaking / Interviews / Press

History and Literature lectures. June 2019-Present. See my Speaking page for details.

  • Oasis Learning Center: multiple speeches and a “Literary Book Club” through the Grossmont Center location, North County sections, and branches of the San Diego libraries within an hour’s driving distance.
  • Osher Lifelong Learning at California State University, San Marcos: At senior centers, retirement homes and other locations in the North County and Temecula.

“Celebrity Sonnets.”  Interview on KPBS radio, Midday Edition. October 2012.  Listen to Interview and Read About the Event

“Shakespeare and His Theatre.” 45 minute talk with slideshow. Retirement Home. April 2012.

“Did Shakespeare Actually Write Shakespeare’s Plays? Review of the Movie Anonymous.” 20 Minute interview for KPBS Midday Edition with Maureen Cavanaugh. November 1, 2011. Listen to Interview and Read About the Movie

“‘Determined to Prove a Villain’: Richard III–Guilty or Not?” Speaking of Shakespeare Lecture Series. San Diego Shakespeare Society. Mission Valley Library. 1 hour multimedia presentation. January 8, 2011.

“The War of the Roses:  History’s Greatest Soap Opera.” 30 minute talk. David Winter Club. 1994.