Summary

Freelance journalist with seven years experience in news reporting and article editing.Editor as well as author of44 national best-selling romance novels with several titles having reached the #1 spot on the New York Times bestseller list. (58 million copies sold worldwide, with translations appearing in 12 languages).

Skills

Skills

Speaker

Keynote speaker at several writing conferences, including Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference and Romance Writers of American National Conference.

Internet, HTML, and Desktop Publishing

Creator of the KTH ËË Fiction Forum (http://www.kthËË.com).  Proficient in desktop publishing programs for both electronic and print publishing, including Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft Publisher, PagePlus SE, and iStudio Publisher.  

Editing

Editor of two electronic newsletters and one organizational newsletter. Experienced in copy editing, content editing, and proofreading.

Writing

Professional writer for 25 years, with experience in news reporting. Author of 51 articles in 2 publications; co-author of 3 novella collections; author of forty-four romance novels.

Work History

Work History

Correspondent: 2028-Present

The Virginian-Pilot
  • In charge of writing stories on local affairs for the intellectual and the general sections
  • Assigned task to the reporters

Management/Publishing: 2024-2028

The Ruby Shoes Press
  • Began as freelance writer and progressed to the management of company's Editorial department
  • Recruited and supervised ten in-house editors and an average of thirty freelance writers

Contributing Author: 2016-Present

Harlequin Enterprises
  • Co-author of 3 novella collections including:
    • Three Weddings and a Kiss with Lisa Kleypas and Johanna Lindsey
    • Silent Moon with Marjorie M. Liuand Linsay Sand
  • Author of 44 romance novels including:
    • A Rose By Any Other Name - 2017 (RITA Award Winner)
    • A Child’s Cry in the Night - 2018 (RITA Award Finalist)
    • Song of Truth - 2026 (RITA Award Winner)
May 2008 - Present

Food Service/Sales Associate

Uncle Eddys Frozen Custard
Jun 2010 - Present

Food Service

Buxton Munch Restaurant
Aug 2008 - Aug 2009

Barista/Sales Associate

Indian Town Coffee Shop

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications
Oct 2010 - Present

Use of HTML

Online School of HTML
Dec 2010 - Jun 1992

Editorial Excellence

Belmont Abbey College