Who I Am

I am a writer, wife, homeschooler, and special needs mom. Sometimes I know what I’m doing. I celebrate those rare moments.

Encouraging through the written word is my calling. I’m doing the best I can and pray God uses this gift as He sees fit.

What I Do

I write young adult and contemporary women’s novels. My current work in progress is a young adult contemporary dealing with grief, loss, and learning to accept those who love us as they are. I am actively seeking representation for my books.

I am compelled to encourage and uplift fellow travelers, and do so through writing, prayer, and conversation. Also with occasional sharing of coffee or chocolate.

Posts go up on the blog once or twice a week. The rest of my writing time is primarily spent on my novels. There are days when moments of seclusion to write bad poetry is required.

The remaining hours of each and every day are given over to my beautiful, inspiring, messy family.

Where I’ve Been

I spent a few years freelancing for parenting, health, inspirational, and craft magazines, for both print publications and online magazines. I have been a homeschooling columnist for a parenting paper and health columnist for an online organization. Slice of life essays for magazines and anthologies are also among the bits and pieces accepted for publication.

I’ve been down hard roads and learned hope is always there. Life is dark at times, but there is always a light in the darkness. This is my motivation for writing novels, to illuminate that hope.

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