I’m a freelance writer and editor whose specialties include health, science, business, profiles, fiction, and narrative non-fiction. I’m the co-author of the award-winning Something To Prove: A Daughter’s Journey to Fulfill a Father’s Legacy, and the author of The Midget’s House, a historical novel that’s been favorably compared to Water For Elephants.
The Midget’s House is actually my second novel. I ghosted the first–a novelization based on the characters created by an independent film company. So, maybe, since my name isn’t on it, that one doesn’t count (but it was fun to write, anyway).
A former longtime contributing editor to the US edition of Reader’s Digest, I currently write regularly for Reader’s Digest international editions, where my work is translated into a dozen or more languages (none of which I understand), and distributed around the world. My articles have also appeared in numerous other major magazines including Salon, Good Housekeeping, MBA Jungle, Omni, YM, Continental and Woman’s Day. A number of my narratives have been optioned for film, and one became the basis for the TV movie, A Secret Between Friends.
I’m a former member of the Board of Directors and the First Amendment Committee of the American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), and a current member of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE). You’ll also find me listed as an editor and book doctor in Literary Marketplace.