I am the author of KID CLAY, a YA/MG historical fiction novel. This novel received the 2018 Best Historical Fiction Award from Texas Authors, Inc. My MG novel, SILENT JOURNEY, is an uplifting fictional drama about a deaf boy and his dog and will be released in 2020.
As a former regional advisor for the North-Central Texas Chapter of the SCBWI, I received the SCBWI Haynes Award. I have taught creative writing in public schools and have had stories and articles published in juvenile magazines. Also, I assisted in writing a leadership training manual for the Boy Scouts of America and have served as a volunteer on both national and local levels within their organization.