Feature Stories/Interviews:

July 24, 2013, Digital Book Today features Summer Melody as one of its Weekly Featured Great Reads.

March 12, 2013, Denise Alicea, The Pen & Muse, “Interview with author of Summer Melody, Toddie Downs!”

January 22, 2013, Norelle Done,, “Seattle Author: It’ll Publish Someday!”

December 12, 2012, sound.views, Newsletter for Puget Sound Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication: “Technical Writer Turned Author with a New Publishing Paradigm: interview with novelist Toddie Downs”

November 21, 2012, Gale Martin, Scrivengale: “Writer Wednesday with the Multi-Gifted Toddie Downs”

October 31, 2012, Snoqualmie Valley Record: “Summer Melody: Author Toddie Downs debuts novel at Bindlestick party”


May 24, 2013, Raymond Mathiesen of Raymond Mathiesen Book Reviews: “Summer Melody by Toddie Downs”

May 19, 2013, Candace Lybarger of Endless Days of Literary Ecstasy: “Summer Melody by Toddie Downs”

January 3, 2013, Charlotte Lynn of A Novel Review: “Summer Melody by Toddie Downs”

Guest Blog Posts:

November 18, 2012: Heather Huffman: “Bernard the WonderDog”


Feb. 1: Book Club Talk, Snoqualmie WA

Dec. 3: Book Club Talk, Snoqualmie WA

Nov. 6-10: Online Launch Party

Nov. 3: Launch Party, The Bindlestick


If you’d like me to speak at your book club, either in person (if local) or by Skype, just let me know! Contact me by leaving a comment in the blog section and I’ll get back to you as soon as I can.