Agent: Alan Gray
Oregon, Ohio, United States
I've been writing stories since the 2nd grade, so in the 7th grade, I decided to become a journalist and get paid for it. It took me a little longer because I had a family beofre finishing college, but eventually I graduated. I now work on the staff of my daily newspaper. But in becoming a journalist I missed what I wanted to do all along: write fiction.
So I found a writing coach and began to write. I just finished the first draft of my first novel.
Meanwhile I do my job, go home to my husband of 30 years and my mother, my 3 labs, and my computer. My three girls are all on their own, but occasionally they call me.
So far I've had no luck in contests for two of what my writing coach calls my best short stories, and have not sent many others out. But I will keep trying.
Interests: Writing, of course, opera, Ohio State football, presidential politics, and traveling
Published writer: No