To write entertaining yet informative nonfiction for all ages, but especially for middle grade readers.
Nonfiction articles published in Highlights, Cricket, ASK , and Spider magazines.
Contributor to ABCMouse.com, leveled nonfiction, 4th grade. 2017.
Contributor to Uncle John’s Bathroom Reader, nonfiction, for both middle-grade and adult reading levels, 2014-2017.
Highlights Magazine Author of the Month, October 2017.
“Making It in Magazines.”
Nonfiction: Crafting Picture Books and Articles, Highlights Foundation, 2015.
Nuts and Bolts of Science Writing, Highlights Foundation, 2016.
Harold Underdown: Editing Without an Editor, 2018.
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, French
Bachelor of Arts, Spanish
Bachelor of Science, French Education, K-12
Bachelor of Science, Spanish Education, K-12
Summa Cum Laude
French/Spanish Teacher, Lakota Freshman School, West Chester, OH, 1992-1997.