I started writing when a co-worker challenged me to write my own book after I complained about a disappointing story. Later, at the urging of friends and critique partners, I entered the Golden Heart Contest for Unpublished Writers, and Silent Song was one of six finalists in the short contemporary category. It eventually sold to Kensington Publishing.
Between my day job as a high school teacher and family obligations, writing was put on hold for several years. Once I retired, however, characters and story ideas began dancing in my head again, but now they danced to Regency music. The Wolverton World books are the result of letting them dance onto the manuscript page. I'm currently developing plots for several books set at a house party that kicks off with the rakish Marquess from the first Wolverton book in a second chance story. It may take a while to coordinate all of the other couples but watch for news when it is ready for launch.
I live in southern California with my husband where we raised our two children. Our daughter married the best son-in-law a mom could ever wish for, and they've given me three wonderful grandsons. She is an award-winning cake artist whose work has been featured in magazines and appeared on both Cake Wars and the Run Up to Halloween Wars. Our son is an aero-space engineer who made watching The Big Bang Theory seem oddly familiar.
When not writing, I enjoy painting, photography, and reading. Together, my husband and I often explore the question of I wonder where that road goes?