Publishing Credits

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I am honored to have had work included in or published by these publications and organizations. This is a partial list and does not include all works for hire that were completed while in the employ of some corporations.

Writing Porfolio

Books

​St. Charles, Missouri: Les Petite Côtes, Arcadia Publishing (Images of America series), 2009

Legendary Locals of St. Charles, Missouri, Arcadia Publishing, 2016

Missouri Wine Country: St. Charles to Hermann, Arcadia Publishing (Images of America), 2010

Washington, Arcadia Publishing (Images of America), 2010

Hermann, Arcadia Publishing (Images of America), 2010

Not Your Mother’s Book. . . On Being a Mom, Publishing Syndicate, 2014

Contributions to Books

365 Daily Meditations with Pope Francis, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, 2016

2014 Guide to Self-Publishing, Writer’s Digest Books, 2014

2015 Guide to Self-Publishing, Writer’s Digest Books, 2015

Storm Country: The Anthology, Mozark Press, 2011 (guest editor)

Christmas Miracles (St. Martin’s Press), 2009

Cup of Comfort for Grandparents, Adams Media, 2006

Teacher Miracles, Adams Media, 2007 (2)

Letters to My Teacher, Adams Media, 2006

The Kid Turned Out Fine, Adams Media, 2006

God Allows U-Turns for Women, Bethany House Publishers, 2006

Chicken Soup for the Shopper’s Soul, HCI, Inc. 2006

Not Your Mother’s Book. . . On Being a Mom, Publishing Syndicate, 2014

Letters to My Mother, Adams Media, 2007.

Daily Devotions for Writers, The Writing Academy, Infinity Publishing Co., 2008

Not Your Mother’s Book. . . On Cats, Publishing Syndicate, 2014

Not Your Mother’s Book. . . On Being a Woman, Publishing Syndicate, 2013

Not Your Mother’s Book. . . On Home Improvement, Publishing Syndicate, 2013

Chicken Soup: Time to Thrive, 2015 

Cuivre River Anthology IV, 2009

Cuivre River Anthology, Volume III, October 2007

Cuivre River Anthology, Volume II, 2006 

Magazines, Newspapers, Ezines, Literary Journals

Inside the Force (8-part series), 2010 (Suburban Journals/Lee Enterprises)

“Aspen Provides Romantic Getaway” (Suburban Journals/Travel), 2004

Suburban Journals Opinion Columnist (2002–2003)

The American Surveyor, Vol. 8, Issue 8, 2011

Looking Back Magazine, September 2008

Teachers of Vision Magazine, 2006 

The Scribe, Journal of the St. Louis Writers Guild, Fall 2007

Kaleidoscope Magazine, No. 66 United Disability Services, 2013

St. Anthony Messenger Magazine (2006, 2007, 2016)

Gold Dust Magazine, Issue 13, United Kingdom, Autumn 2008

Love Stories Magazine, 2009 

MudRock Stories and Tales, Mudrock Press, Dayton, Ohio, 2006 

Kansas City Voices, Whispering Prairie Press, 2009 

Mid Rivers Review, St. Charles Community College, 2006

Odet Literary Journal, March 2020

Doubleback Review, 2020

The Florida Writer, June 2020

Adanna Literary Journal, Special Issue, Fall 2020

Head of the Class (9-part series), St. Charles Patch, 2010–2011

You and Me, The World’s Medical Magazine, August 5, 2011

Baby Corner (34 articles as columnist), 2011–2012

Other

Waterford Press: Downloadable Guides for Educators

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition, Washington Centerville Public Library, Dayton, Ohio, 2007

Kirkus Media (book reviewer), 2012–2013

CBS-St. Louis (content writer), 2012

Vivial Media (content writer), 2017–2018

Women on Writing, short fiction, 2009

Recognitions

First place for Short Story in a Magazine, 2006 (Catholic Press Association of the U.S. & Canada)

Second place for Short Story in a Magazine, 2007 (Catholic Press Association of the U.S. & Canada)

Best Inspirational Story, 2007 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Nostalgic Article, 2007 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Inspirational Essay, 2008 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Short Story, 2008 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Short Story, 2009 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Short Story, 2010 (Missouri Writers Guild)

First Honorable Mention for Essay, sponsored by Writers of Jefferson County, 2009 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Best Inspirational Essay, sponsored by Saturday Writers, 2012 (Missouri Writers Guild)

First place for short fiction, sponsored by Southeast Missouri Writers Guild, 2011 (Missouri Writers Guild)

First place for short fiction, sponsored by Southeast Missouri Writers Guild, 2012 (Missouri Writers Guild)

First place for Flash Fiction, sponsored by Saturday Writers, 2009 (Missouri Writers Guild)

First place for magazine article, sponsored by Missouri Press Association, 2012 (Missouri Writers Guild)

Kansas City Voices, Vol. 7, Whispering Prairie Press, “Best in Prose,” 2009

Adams Media, Editor’s Award for “Best in Book,” Teacher Miracles, 2006

Erma Bombeck Writing Competition, Finalist for Human Interest/Global Category, 2007

Women on Writing, Finalist for Short Fiction Contest, 2009


“I still encourage anyone who feels at all compelled to write to do so. I just try to warn people who hope to get published that publication is not all it is cracked up to be. But writing is.

Anne Lamott