Rebecca’s Published Writing


Rebecca has been a freelance writer for fifteen years. Her credits include a variety of local and national magazines. She has also written copy, publications and press releases for corporations, nonprofits and professionals. In addition, she has authored fourteen books in a variety of genres.

Pet Articles

An ongoing contributor to and Australian BirdKeeper magazine, Rebecca has written about birds and other pets for a variety of national magazines.

You can find her most recent BirdChannel articles by clicking here.

Or read her ongoing column: Building Blocks for Better Birds in ABK.


Select Essays

The Rumpus, “When Barbara Jean was Missing,” , January 2012

The Rumpus, “What We Lost When We Lost Barbara Jean,” October 2011

Prime Number,  “American Falconry,” July 2010

The Coachella Review, “Home For Thanksgiving,” Spring 2010

West Magazine, “Postcard from Above,” December 3, 2006

Los Angeles Times Magazine, “Pantry Check,” November 2005


The author of fourteen books, Rebecca has no plan to stop writing anytime soon. She loves to learn more about the natural world while writing reference books. Rebecca also works hard to help add to the literature available to help pet owners with their birds. Her true love though is writing a good story. Check out her romance novel and her memoir.

The Perfectly Trained Parrot, TFH, 2014

Too Cute: Kittens, Harlequin/Animal Planet, 2013

Too Cute: Puppes, Harlequin/Animal Planet, 2013

Lories & Lorikeets, TFH, 2011

Finches, TFH 2010

Lift, Red Hen Press, 2009

A Parrot for Life: Raising and Training the Perfect Parrot Companion, TFH Publications, January 2007

How Should the World Respond to Natural Disasters?, Greenhaven Press, 2006 (Editor)

Is There Life After Death, Greenhaven Press, 2005 (Editor)

Uniquely Nevada, Heinemann Library, 2005

Acid Rain, Lucent 2004

Endangered Animals & Habitats Frogs & Toads, Lucent 2003

Falcon’s Return, Avalon Books 2002

Endangered Animals & Habitats Owls, Lucent 2002