Picture Book:

A Mother Who Prayed

Concordia Publishing House

A retelling of the story of Hannah from the Old Testament.












I’ve sold over 200 pieces to magazines and newspapers. Here is a sampling:


  • “Walking Catfish,”Spider, January 2017

  • “Reaching the Heart of a Child,” Christian Retailing Magazine, 2014

  • “The Secret of Monkey’s Umbrella,”Highlights, 2013

  • “The Christmas Lamb,” Moms and Dads, 2001


Fiction Awards:


“Walking Catfish”: Honorable Mention, Writer’s Digest Writing Competition 2004


The Secret of the Monkey’s Umbrella”:

  • First Place, Mount Dora Festival of Music and Literature 2002

  • Honorable Mention, Writer’s Digest Writing Competition 2001    


“Amish Fire”: Finalist, Pockets Annual Fiction Contest 2002


“A Florida Christmas”: Finalist, Pockets Annual Fiction Contest 2001





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