I made my misguided way through college and graduate school without a single creative writing course—in much the same way I grew up in Vermont without learning to ski. There is no accounting for such lack of foresight. I am now the author of three young adult manuscripts, The So-Called Cure, The Persephone Paradox, and Lightning Dreams, but to this day remain a black-diamond-trail wannabe. I live near Rochester, New York, with my husband and two children (both of whom learned to ski and write stories while young, unlike me.)
Many classes at Writers & Books, Rochester's outstanding literary center
Monthly RACWI meetings, focusing on improving craft and getting published
National and regional SCBWI conferences
Alumna of Rochester Institute of Technology three times over: AS in Photography, BS in Business, and MBA in Marketing.
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