CAROL HEGBERG is a professional freelance writer and editor.
She earned her bachelorís degree in journalism. Prior to her children, she was a journalist with college and local newspapers. Her articles are published in several anthologies, magazines, her poems in literary magazines, and plays and skits through Meriwether Publishing.
Her published novel, Pen Pals, is set half in Germany, in Munichís Olympic Park and its old church built by the holy man, Timothy, who recently died at age 115. When Marie Masterson, #2 on the U.S. Womenísí Gymnastics team, meets her pen pal, GŁnter Hoffmann, for the first time, she has no idea how drastically their love will reshape her gymnastics career.
PEN PALS has been republished under the title LOVE NEVER FAILS. This can be purchased through the author.
Her non-fiction book, Rochelle, (2007) tells in old photographs and words about the beginnings of Rochelle, Illinois. This is part of Arcadiaís Images of America series.
Her other non-fiction book, Living with Mitral Valve Prolapse Syndrome with Dysautonomia: One Womanís Story, is out of print. She has written for several heart newsletters.
Currently she writes a regular column in the DeKalb Daily Chronicle and a church website, is a freelance writer and editor, and writes a third novel. Over half the manuscripts she's edited have been published into books.