Carpet Creatures: Tales from the Deep Pile


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It all started with a carpet and a sketchpad. 

Backpocket Crosswords (Volume 2): Handmade Puzzles


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The impetus for making this second crossword puzzle book came from Pamela McManus, a fellow editor in my hometown of Pacifica, California. She told me how much she and her husband enjoyed doing my crossword puzzles and wondered if I was working on a new book. She fanned the fire within me and ultimately helped create many of the clues.

Backpocket Crosswords: Handmade Puzzles


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While my husband and I waited for his radiation treatments, we (and others in the waiting room) worked on the puzzle clues, which seemed to calm our nerves, raise our spirits, and even get a couple of laughs.

Collected Poetry of Thomas A. Ekkens—Early Works


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This one-of-a-kind art, music, and poetry book includes 46 original poems, a custom-designed typeface, artwork, and music.