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I write because of the love affair I’ve had with words my entire life. From the time I learned to read, I escaped into the fantasy world between the covers of a book whenever possible. Literally I inhaled everything I could get my hands on—children’s books, Reader’s Digest books, Louis L’Amour, Zane Grey—even Comic Classics from the grocery store. When I wasn’t reading, I was writing short stories and poems. I was one of those students who actually enjoyed a book report assignment. I always dreamed of writing a novel and must have started at least a dozen times, but as it so often happens, life would get in the way and I never finished. When my kids grew up I decided if I was ever going to start a book AND finish it, this was my chance. So I did.

Four books and two WIPS later, I’m still…

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