Welcome to My Author Site

For years I was a classroom teacher who loved to write.

Then one day I decided to leave the classroom to become a full time writer.

I also became an instructor for the Institute of Children’s Literature from 2000-2008.

These days, I’m an author, freelance writer, writing coach, speaker and workshop presenter.

I’ve written over 30 published books and my articles and stories have appeared in various magazines, newsletters, and newspapers, such as Family Fun, Instructor, New Moon for Girls, KC Weddings, The Journal of Reading, and Children’s Writer to name a few.

I love to help other writers, so I offer a variety of coaching programs via private phone calls, teleclasses, listserv, and private email for people who want to turn their love of writing (for children and/or adults) into a part-time or full-time career.

I publish The Morning Nudge every weekday morning.

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