My new book is coming out in Mid-December.

I'm smiling today because my new children's book Roland Faissett and the Wizards of Wee Ville will soon be available. It is about a child dealing with childhood leukemia. Like way too many children,  Roland has learned to "roll and face it" (as his name implies).

He enters Wee Ville Elementary School school wearing a wizard's hat and robe, and carrying a crystal ball.What he sees in his crystal ball gives him hope and courage to move forward. When his new friends see nothing at all in the ball, he tells them "You must believe."

This book is not a medical account. It shows the resilience, compassion, acceptance, curiosity, and friendships that so naturally emerge from our amazing children and delivers Roland's message to people of all ages.

More about the book to come ...

Also, information about the artist who is illustrating my book, P. Anthony Visco ...

And the date of my introductory book signing ...


Smiling is infectious; you catch it like the flu.

When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too.

I passed around a corner, and someone saw my grin.

When he smiled, I realized I had passed it on to him.

 I thought about that smile, and then realized its worth.

A single smile, just like mine, could travel round the Earth.

So if you feel a smile begin, don't leave it undetected.

Let's start an epidemic quick, and get the world infected.

                                        Author Unknown

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