My Writing History

book signing for Diamond in the Dust

book signing for “Diamond in the Dust”

Over the past twenty years,  I’ve published in both trade and consumer magazines, created proprietary work for businesses, or written very specifically for a client. Below are a few sample publications where my work has appeared.

• Columbiad: A Quarterly Review of the War Between the States
• Nursing Magazine
• Today’s Officer
• Employment Management Today
• Texas Highways
• Mother Earth News
• HR Magazine (also contributing editor)
• White Papers (Society for Human Resource Management)
• “Medicine and a Mission”; profile of Walter Reed for Fredericksburg, Virginia newspaper, The Free Lance Star, September 13, 2008
Anthology: “Love Never Grows Old”; Voices of Caregiving, LaChance Publishing, 2008.

• Children’s Ministry Magazine
• Classroom Ready
• Imagination Cafe
• Highlights for Children
• Calliope
• Venture
• Faces
• Go!

March of Glory (1994)
A Diamond in the Dust (2001) – Young Adult Library Services “Best Books for Young Adults” nominee
Mary Walker: Civil War Doctor (2007) – American Library Association Social Responsibilities Round Table unanimous choice for the 2008 Amelia Bloomer Project
Anthology: “The Christmas Candle”; Mistletoe Madness; Bloomingtree Press (2004)
Vanished in Hiawatha: The Story of the Canton Asylum for Insane Indians (2016)

Winner – Deadly Ink 2009 mystery short story contest
Winner  – GO! Magazine 2009 nonfiction transportation-related article contest
Winner – Writers’ League of Texas 2002 Teddy Award for best juvenile fiction