I was born in New Orleans, Louisiana,
grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and
now make my home in beautiful
I've been married to James for 15 wonderful years (really, they have been wonderful!) We have three terrific children, three dogs, and an overwhelmed cat. We have also raised cattle, pigs, and chickens at various times over the years.
We would have gone into the goat business, but I had to draw the line somewhere.
I started writing in 2000, and published my first short story a year later. Since then I have authored several short stories, novellas,novels, and have done a lot of freelance non-fiction work.I have also worked as an editor.
I have a Masters degree in Special Education, emphasis on teaching the blind and visually impaired, and a Bachelors in Early Childhood/Elementary Education. I have taught all age groups ranging from age 4 to age 18.
A few of my favorite things: my relationship with Christ, chocolate (of course!), autumn, a satisfying book, good friends, a sense of humor, people who don't take themselves seriously, haunting melodies, NFL football, and did I mention chocolate?