About

I have always loved reading … and writing. For many years, I have happily divided my working hours between freelance writing projects and my love of libraries. Having spent several years as an employee in a public library system and decades as a volunteer in both church and school libraries, I have been privileged to hear firsthand opinions about books, magazines, and other media from people of all ages.

My writing resume, list of publications, current works, and/or clips are available to publishers upon request. My goal in writing is to provide readers with stories, articles, and activities that entertain, educate, and engage them. A few of my works in progress include a young adult novel, completion of my third picture book manuscript, and collaboration on a digital gluten-free cookbook.

My other interests include wild birds, nature photography, collage illustration, and collecting vintage picture books.

Publication Example: (Magazine for Children, Article and Photos)

ffk-2015   Fun For Kidz: “Cool Ways to Save” (May/June Issue, 2015)

Publication Example: (Regional Magazine, Bio with Recipes and Photos)

co-op-pantry-nov-2016  AFC Cooperative Farming News: “Co-op Pantry” (Nov Issue, 2016)

Member badges

Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators

DISCLOSURE NOTICE: The “Picture Book Favorites” blog posts on this website contain photographs and written content created and edited by me personally. The books I review are either purchased by me or borrowed from the library. My choice of books and the opinions given are purely my own, with no compensation for them. 

 

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