Holds an MFA in Writing from Spalding University, (Louisville, KY) and has ten years of professional experience in technical writing, editing, and developing training for and teaching adults
Has also published over 100 news and feature articles in newspapers and magazines
Has taught fiction and non-fiction writing, inspirational writing, research, editing, revision, world-building, journalism, and technical writing
Experienced in teaching with lectures, PowerPoint presentations, and hands-on exercises
Has designed training for adults, designed and conducted Train-the-Trainer courses, taught middle-graders’ summer seminar, and journalism for one semester at a Port Huron high school for at-risk youth.
Member of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI).