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Background Information

I was born and raised in Louisville, Ky. I graduated from Louisville Central High School and briefly tried college but didn't find it to my liking. I have always loved to write. I started with short stories as a child, and moved on to lyrics and poetry through my middle and high school years. Out of Sacrifice, my first novel, was conjured up during my senior year of high school. I finally sat down to write it seven years later. It sucked (in my opinion) but was a great learning experience.

INFLUENCES:
Mark Twain, Louisa May Alcott, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Lois Duncan, Stephen King, Emily Dickinson, Sandra Brown, Maggie Shayne.

  • FAVORITE BOOKS (no particular order):
    Bittersweet Rain by Sandra Brown
  • The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks
  • Tender Is The Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Southern Discomfort by Rita Mae Brown
    Your Blues Ain't Like Mine by Bebe Moore Campbell
  • Twilight Hunger by Maggie Shayne
    Valley Of The Dolls by Jacqueline Susann
    Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin
    Stranger With My Face by Lois Duncan
    The Dark Half by Stephen King
    ....and an endless list of books from my childhood...Huckleberry Finn.....Little Women...The Yearling.... Bridge To Terabithia..... too many to name.
Birth Place
Louisville, KY USA
Accomplishments


Honorable Mention in the 2006 Harlequin The Ultimate Proposal Contest.


2nd Place Grand Beginnings Contest 2006

Additional Information

My debut romantic suspense novel, The Fire Still Burns, will be available from Sapphire Blue Publishing August 2008.

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