News and Events

I will be signing my books on the Riviera Village Holiday Stroll in Redondo Beach

on Thursday, December 3rd, 5 PM to 9 PM

at La Tete (also still called Harmony Works),  1911 S. Catalina !

For the second year, I’ll be at Peninsula High School’s ABC Holiday Boutique

Friday, December 4th, 11:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Northwest corner of Hawthorne Blvd. and Silver Spur Road in Rolling Hills Estates.

Later in December–Sunday the 20th–I’ll be at the Arty Party hosted by Steve Shriver!

21 Pomegranate Road in Palos Verdes Estates,  from 1 to 5 PM!

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Thank you, Peninsula Seniors, for your warm reception and for all your fun comments and memories earlier this month (November)!

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Against a backdrop of live rock-and-roll bands, I will be selling and signing my books each Sunday, from noon till 5 PM on these dates:

June 7th, 14th, and 21st  at the  Downtown Harbor Marina, located next to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum, at the foot of 6th Street on Harbor Blvd

July 5th, 12th, 19th at  Point Fermin Park, at the foot of Gaffey Street on 807 Paseo del Mar.

August 2nd–I think Point Fermin Park…

Stop by and say hi!


May 16, 2015:  A new article on Writers Block is posted. Thank you to my friends and fellow writers for their quotes and suggestions!

Here is my portion of the Palos Verdes Library District’s interview, for last autumn’s Local Author Fair!


Things are quiet at the moment. I’m finishing up the final rewrite of my next book and will be posting news on that soon!

Join my mailing list to get the first announcements–or even help me decide on a cover!


I’ll be joining other Local Authors on the

Promenade in Rolling Hills Estates, CA

Saturday, December 20

the last weekend before Christmas!

11 AM to 4 PM

 I’ll be signing and selling The Boomer Book of Christmas Memories, as well as Death Speaker.


Gift Baskets!

The perfect holiday gift for Baby Boomers: A gift basket with coffee & The Boomer Book of Christmas Christmas Coffee and Book.1200.1618Memories! Here’s the Amazon link.


Big news!  Thanks to new developments in color printing technology, the price of The Boomer Book of Christmas Memories is dropping–down to $25 ! !


December 26, 2013:  The Palos Verdes News has an article about me,  designer/editor Stacey Aaronson, and The Boomer Book of Christmas Memories


December 15: 2013: Read My “My Turn” column in the Daily Breeze:

Dec 15 2013-Daily Breeze

Dec 15 2013-Daily Breeze

(sorry–it’s not online. Click on the pdf and it should enlarge so that you can read all about how Barbie has influenced us over the years.)


Check out my article on toys  on the Boomer Cafe blog for Baby Boomer-or any of their other great news and articles for Boomers!

And a guest blog post about big stars plugging products at Christmastime in the 1950s, at Debra Ann Pawlak’s blog on Hollywood History.

Plus two interviews about the book, with Debra Eckerling of Write On! and Martha Emms’ Blog.



Missed my Webinar on Research for Writers? It’s here!

Learn the reasons why you can’t just make it all up, and where to go for good information!


Now available

from Kalambakal Press:


Death Speaker



Vickey Kall



Order the Kindle version through Amazon, or the printed book from Amazon or the publisher.