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Author/Editor

 

Author bio


 

GHOSTWRITER/CO-AUTHOR

  • Still Standing, My Journey from Pain to Purpose - Memoir/Inspirational book by Kerri LeDoux - Redemption Press, July 2018 - Ghostwriter

EDITOR/COPYWRITER

  • Called to Coach - Christian Business Nonfiction by Janice LaVore-Fletcher - freetobe Publishing, November 2018 - Contributor and Editor

  • Mysteries Unsealed, Secrets Revealed - Christian nonfiction by Sadie Weldon, Amazon/Kindle Direct, August 2018 - Editor

  • Copywriter - Web Site - Impact Ranch (501(c)(3) in Bowie, TX - December 2016

  • Editor/Copywriter - Articles, essays and business letters for individual clients - 2012 to Present

PUBLISHING CREDITS

BOOKS:

  • Elk Lake Publishing, Inc. - If I Could Ask Jesus - Picture Book - July 2018

  • Inspirationalchristians.org - John Wesley Biography (online, e-book) - January 2016

  • Viva Editions - TOASTS: The Ultimate Collection… Contributing Writer (4 toasts) - 2014

  • New Hope Publishers - Breaking Invisible Chains – Contributing Writer (4 stories) - 2013

  • Inspirationalchristians.org – Billy Graham Biography (online, e-book) – December, 2012

  • Center Street/Hachette Book Group - To Have and To Hold – Contributing Writer - 2007

  • Everyday Wisdom Press - For This I Am Grateful – Contributing Writer – 2004

  • WinePress Publishing Kids - Your Home in Heaven – Picture Book – 2002, Second Printing 2006

  • Beacon Hill Press - In Step With Your Stepchildren – Contributing Writer - 2003

  • Penned From the Heart Devotional – Contributing Writer – 2002, 2003

ARTICLES:

  • Focus on the Family Single Parent Magazine – “Peanut Butter and Grapes” – December 2004

  • Freedom Chronicles.com – “Where’s the Grace of Christ in Christianity?” – March 2003

  • Working Writer – “To Be Or Not To Be (Honest, That Is)” – 2002

POETRY/RIDDLES:

  • Story Friends Magazine - Children’s Rhyming Poem – July 2006

  • Carson-Dellosa - 5 Rhyming Psalms & Activity Guide for Classroom Bulletin Boards – Dec 2005

  • Clubhouse, Jr. Magazine - Collection of Riddles – May 2005 and Dec 2003

  • Clubhouse, Jr. Magazine - Psalm One Rewritten in Rhyme – March 2004

  • Monarch Creations - Rhyming Verse for Precious Pinables Collection – 2003

  • Clubhouse, Jr. Magazine - Psalm Four Rewritten in Rhyme – December 2002

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Writer of the Year - Florida Christian Writers Conference - 2018

  • First Place, Devotionals - Florida Christian Writers Conference - 2018

  • First Place, Humor - St. David's Christian Writers Conference - 2018

  • Second Place, Poetry and Flash Fiction - Florida Christian Writers Conference - 2018

  • Honorable Mention, Serious Poetry - St. David's Christian Writers Conference - 2017

  • First Place, Picture Book – St. David’s Christian Writers Conference – 2006

  • Writer’s Digest Poetry Competition (1,900 total entries in category) – placed 50th, 77th and 88th in Rhyming Poetry – 2001

  • Mrs. Ohio United States 1999 – Third Runner-up to Mrs. United States

  • Certified Speaker through CLASS (Christian Leaders, Authors and Speaker’s Service)

ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIP

  • ACFW (American Christian Fiction Writers) – Member

  • SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) – Member

  • OHIOANA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION – Member

  • THURBER HOUSE (Columbus, Ohio) – Member and Frequent Author Reading Attendee!