I currently reside in North Carolina with my patient and supportive family while I juggle my writing career and position as a programmer analyst. In my early years, I wrote folk songs, poetry, and an occasional short story or two, but never dreamed of writing a book. I didn't even like to read! But one fateful day, I picked up a romance novel and found myself hooked. Not only did I discover the joy of reading, but the joy of writing books. These days, if I'm not tapping away at mt computer on a story of my own, I have my nose buried in the latest romance novel hot off the presses, and am enjoying every minute of it.

Since embarking on my writing career, I have received various awards and reviews. Far too many to list here, but I have thoroughly appreciated all the positive repsonse from contest judges, reviewers, and fans.

While writing is my passion, I'm an avid crafter as well. I paint, knit, crochet, weave, sew, and machine quilt. As you might guess, I don't stay idle. Someday, I hope to take off my programmer's hat for good, and spend my days writing and crafting. But until then, I hope to continue creating stories in my spare time.

 

 

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