Jenny (Tales from P.A.W.S. 4) – New Release


Hey folks, exciting news. After a long break from publishing I have a new release — a new short story from my ongoing series, Tales from P.A.W.S.

In this story we follow Miri Katz’s childhood best friend, Jenny.

Jenny is sitting on the steps of their old building in the Lower East Side drawing (she loves to draw) when she encounters a calico cat.

The cat leads here to the village of Manus Wu where she finds a bird trapped in a silver cage. This saddens Jenny and she longs to release the bird. In fact she longs to release all the birds trapped by the Bird Man.

Will she succeed? Find out in JENNY – just 99 cents in Kindle, Nook, iTunes and Kobo.

Buy now – KINDLE




This story was originally published in the anthology 13 Candles and is a lead-in to COTULA, P.A.W.S. 5 that will be released this summer.

Quincy the Quail and a Little Princess – Blogging from A to Z


Hi Everyone,

Today we reach the letter Q – Quick, I have a Question. Can you think of a Quintet of things that begin with the letter Q?

Here’s one his name is Quincy and he’s a Quail and he’s the star of his own story QUINCY THE QUAIL SAVES A LIFE by Barbara Renner with illustrations by Amanda M. Wells.


Quincy the Quail is a little clumsy, but that doesn’t stop him from taking care of his family. When the quail family hunt for food in a new neighborhood, they encounter a bullying hummingbird. Quincy protects his chicks from the bully and ends up saving a life.

Audio QR codes throughout the book allow the reader to hear the quail calls and hummingbird sounds by using a free QR Code Reader App. In addition, interesting facts about the Gambel’s Quail and Ruby-throated Hummingbirds are included on almost every page. This book is appropriate for ages 3-7 and is educational as well as entertaining.

Children love hearing the animal sounds. Parents and teachers love the interactive innovation.

Available in paperback. 

Next up meet DADDY’S LITTLE PRINCESS (who may someday be a QUEEN) in this heart warming story by Steve Proutsos and illustrated by Callie Faye Lips.


Daddy’s Little Princess is about a beautiful relationship between father and daughter.

It shows how a first time dad grows to become a confident and loving father and how a little girl, with the help of her dad, overcomes her fears and becomes a responsible, confident young woman.

The story takes places through eight nights during certain ages of the daughter’s life where she is scared to go to bed. In infant and toddler stages, she is frightened to be alone, but in the later stages, she is afraid of what is to come in her life. Her dad comes in her room to help her conquer her fears and show her how much he loves and cares for her.

After each night, the daughter has extraordinary dreams that helps her conquer her fear at that moment. Her father’s hopes are for her to grow up to be an independent and responsible young woman, but also know that he will always be there for her no matter what.

Pick up this story in Kindle or paperback.

That’s all for now. This little dragon is Quite tired and needs to sleep.

See you tomorrow,