I am a professional harpist and author from NJ. My harp career has taken me from Carnegie Hall to the wedding hall (I've played at least 1000 weddings). My articles on establishing and sustaining a career as a musician have appeared in Harp Column and Allegro. When not performing or writing, my husband and I make up songs about and for our miniature poodle, Lola.

I am now posting my completed novella, Harpists Don't Dance. Stay tuned on Tuesdays an Fridays for updates! http://my.w.tt/UiNb/BxqnvrWusw

About "Harpists Don't Dance"
What would you do if someone else got to live out your dream?

16-year old Ellen is one of the only underclassmen at her school invited to Senior Prom, and she can't wait to go. A week later, she will make her Carnegie Hall debut. But when her recital date changes, she will have to make the most difficult decision of her life: Prom or recital? Her enemy, Amy, waits in the wings. She knows which one she hopes Ellen will choose, and she is ready to claim her discarded prize. But what if the two have been living the other's dreams all along?

My novel, "Ellen the Harpist" is available at Amazon and other retailers.

About "Ellen the Harpist"
Single. Inept at flirting. But at least she's got talent and a sense of humor. The problem is, she's often the punch line. Despite her difficulties, Ellen Blum is proud of the cred she has earned serenading brides down the aisle with her harp. Doesn't being 27 and paying her rent on time prove she's a grown-up?

Not so much, according to her personal chorus of critics. As she dodges the barbs and petty crimes of her bosses and copes with a family crisis, she feels more like a child than ever. She has her heart set on silencing her critics and teaching them - and maybe herself - a new tune. But becoming more than the person described on her business card is even trickier than moving her harp.
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