About Barbara’s Writing

Barbara’s writing touches both mind and heart,
helping us understand what it means to be human.

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Her novels portray women on a journey to wholeness.
In both books, art helps to open that path.


"...a breathtaking emotional journey..."
-Readers Favorite 5-star review

THE SOUND BETWEEN THE NOTES

Susannah’s career as a pianist has been on hold for sixteen years, ever since her son was born. But now, suddenly, she has a second chance. There’s just one problem: somewhere along the way, she lost the power and the magic. She needs to get them back. Now.
Her quest catapults her back to memories she hasn’t been able to purge—and forward to choices she never thought she’d have to make.

Susannah needs to find out, once and for all: Who am I, and where do I belong?

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QUEEN OF THE OWLS

A chance meeting with a charismatic photographer will forever change Elizabeth's life.

Until she met Richard, Elizabeth's relationship with Georgia O'Keeffe’s paintings was purely academic. Now, it’s personal. When Richard reawakens an awareness in Elizabeth that's haunted her since she was a child—the truth that cerebral knowledge will never be enough—Elizabeth takes a step she never imagined, and her life begins to unravel.

Elizabeth must ask herself: How much will she risk to be truly seen and known?

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Some of the great media
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Her nonfiction publications include:

Barbara's blogs on the craft of writing:

Barbara is a primary blogger for the award-winning sites Writer Unboxed and Writers in the Storm.

Her essays appear regularly on many other well-known sites for writers such as Jane Friedman, Read Her Like an Open Book, and Women Writers, Women's Books.

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Barbara is also a contributor to Write On!, the magazine of the Women Fiction Writers Association

Click Here for links to all her articles.