Raised in Waukegan, Illinois,lived in Hawaii for 18 years. BA's in Communications and Psychology, MA in Communications, University of Hawaii. Sixty writing awards in the last seven years at Arkansas Writers Conferences, and other contests. Published in: Frontier Tales, Tales of the South II, A Trail of Thoughts, In Their Own Words. Published novels: The Thinking Rocks (thriller), The Vampires Fourth Feather (thriller). The Vampires’ Secret (Thriller), Upstairs with Angelina (Award winning stories and poetry). Just completed The Rulebook. NRA Lifetime Master with handguns. Award winning photographer.