Awards & Affliations

Finalist, Paranormal Romance category, in the 2008 Book of Your Heart Contest, sponsored by Published Authors Special Interest Chapter (PASIC) of Romance Writers of America.

Third Place, Paul Gillette Award at the 2010 Pikes Peak Writers Conference.

Presentation and Teaching Background

  • Total Quality
  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Communications and Generations
  • Peak Performance in Presentations
  • CPR
  • RyuTe Karate  (18 years teaching)
    • Includes 8 years in her own dojo
    • Includes teaching chizikunbo at Mr. Oyata’s annual summer and birthday conferences
  • Self-defense seminars
  • Latin for grade-school children
  • “Write the Fight” workshop for writers
    • Summit Scribes, 2010
    • Longivew Community College Literary Festival, 2010, 2011
    • Murder in the Grove Mystery Writers Conference (Boise, ID), 2008
    • Pikes Peak Writers Conference (Colorado Sprigs, CO), 2010
  • Make a PACTS with Your Readers
    • Longview Community College Literary Festival, 2012


International Ryu-Te® Karate Association
Pikes Peak Writers
Summit Scribes
Holly Lisle’s Boot Camps for Writers
Write Stuff Novels online group (co-manager)