“My Name is Rebecca: A Novelette” is now available on Amazon in both e-book and paperback formats. The story is about a Jewish father and his sons that came to America in the early 1900s to escape persecution. It is a story of determination, hope, and family strength that was passed… Continue reading News
Hi. My name is Phyllis and I want to welcome you to my website. Originally from Wisconsin, my husband and I moved to Florida forty-six years ago as newlyweds. When I retired two years ago as a school social worker, I decided do some writing. After taking on-line courses, I felt encouraged to take… Continue reading About Me
This is an excerpt from “When Shadows Linger.” The story is about Maggie, a young widow, who seeks a new life. Jason is her late husband. Lying in bed, Maggie drifted off into a light sleep, dreaming of her wedding day. She had finished dressing and was looking at herself in the mirror. Thinking that… Continue reading An Excerpt From “When Shadows Linger”
All of my books are available on the goodreads.com giveaway. If you haven’t joined goodreads, you should. They are a wonderful site for those of us who love to read. Aside from joining groups, finding “friends” and looking for information, they have fantastic giveaways. Check it out–and look for: “Envelopes of Hope,” “When Shadows Linger,”… Continue reading Triple Giveaway
“My Name is Rebecca: A Novelette” was written as a tribute to my mother’s family and all of the other families that came to America to escape religious persecution. It isn’t a long story, but it is a story of love and family. The reader accompanies the family on their journey across the ocean from… Continue reading Rebecca
“My Name is Rebecca: A Novelette” is the story of a Jewish family that left Russia in the early 1900s to escape religious persecution. After living in New York for a short time, they settled in Racine, Wisconsin. They brought with them their traditions, values, and strong belief in family. The story of the Geshler… Continue reading A Novelette
I have been busy completing my next two projects and working on the second novel in the series following “When Shadows Linger.” I’m hoping to have it completed in the next few months. If you haven’t read Shadows, the book is available on Amazon in e-book and paperback formats. The story is heart-warming and a… Continue reading What’s New for 2018?
Do you ever have one of those days where you just want to hide and not let anyone see you? And where you feel like you’re spinning your wheels? That’s how my day was today. Running around, doing things that had to be done; and here it is almost 10:30 PM and I feel as… Continue reading One Of Those Days. . .
There comes a time in life when a fresh start is called for and this is one of them. I have re-designed my website/blog to make it more attractive and, hopefully, to draw more readers. Writing is to me what a piece of wood is to a wood turner. While I start with a blank… Continue reading New Site, Fresh Start
Fall is my favorite time of year. The temperature starts to cool down; the leaves will start to change color; and the holidays will be approaching. Oh–wait a minute! In South Florida, only the third occurs. I’ve lived in Florida for forty-six years and am still trying to adjust. Of course, I do realize that… Continue reading My Favorite Time of Year
With the publishing of my novelette, “Envelopes of Hope,” I was ecstatic to see how my thoughts, feelings and hard work had taken form. I have a short story being published next week and will share that information at the time. The picture I am displaying is of my husband in North Carolina last year… Continue reading A Strong Presence
My first article was published in the New Social Worker magazine in 2016 for the Social Work of the Month project. The editor was kind enough to allow me to do another five articles in a series for the nontraditional student returning to school at an older age. That was followed by an article this… Continue reading Reflections: Looking Back