Happenings

As I work to build my platform, I’m reaching out in different ways by guest posting, speaking, entering contests, and attending conferences.  Here is a list of happenings in my writing life:

 

2017

Published Newness of Life: Trusting God in Times of Transition, January 2017

Speaker at Heartland Writers Guild meeting: “My First Self-Publishing Adventure, Part 1,” 1.15.2017

Guest post for Sylvia Ronnau:  A Joyful Recovery from Perfection 1.26.2017

Collaborator on Reclaim The Roar, 2.11.2017

Speaker at Heartland Writers Guild meeting: “My First Self-Publishing Adventure, Part 2,” 2.19.2017

Attending She Speaks Conference in Concord, North Carolina, July 2017

Attending Come With Me Retreat in Siloam Springs, Arkansas, September 2017

 

2016

Third Place in Poetry Contest for Sunday Dinner, July 1985, All Write Now! Conference, July 2016

Attended All Write Now! Conference, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, July 2016

Finished manuscript for Heart in a Drawer: My Story as a Child of Divorce, August 2016

Published Christmas Peace for Busy Moms, October 2016

Interview in Winter 2016 Flourish Magazine

Guest post for Sandy Kreps:  5 Ways to Gain Last Minute Christmas Peace, December 2016

 

2015

Second Place in Nonfiction Contest for “Scar Tissue” essay, All Write Now! Conference, July 2015

Attended All Write Now! Conference, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, July 2015

 

2014

Attended All Write Now! Conference, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, July 2014

 

2013

Attended Faith and Writing Workshop, Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, Missouri, July 2013

Speaker at Saxony Lutheran High School chapel service, “Dealing with your Parents’ Divorce,” October 2013

Published in Heartland Heritage Anthology 4, “Ode to West Park Mall: A Poem in Free Verse,” November 2013