My life changed in 2012 after attending my first writers conference. Listed below are my interviews, awards, and educational experience…basically a resume or CV but in a much cuter layout.
Updated headshot and bio available upon request.
- Florida State Devotions with Ironstream Media releases fall 2022
- Companion devotional to Navigating Minefields releases June 2024
Education & Memberships
Master of Fine Arts in Communications
Focused on marketing and PR
Southern New Hampshire University. 2020.
*Received the Distinguished Scholar Award*
Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies
Concentrations in Behavioral Social Science and Humanities with a Minor in Criminal Justice
University Central Florida. 2015.
Florida State University 2000-2001
American Marketing Association member
American Association of Literary Agents
National Society of Leadership and Success
Christian Authors Network (CAN) member
AWSA Advanced Writers and Speakers Association member
Christian Communicators graduate
Distinguished Scholar Award 2020 for highest GPA in master’s program.
Southern New Hampshire University
Sigma Tau Delta
International English Honor Society
2022 Christian Market Book Award Winner for Navigating Minefields
2022 Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award Silver Winner for Navigating Minefields
2022 Director's Choice Award Finalist for Navigating Minefields
2020 Selah Winner for nonfiction articles – online for How Faith Empowers Us to Respond vs React published on Crosswalk.com
2020 Gold Winner CAN Crown Marketing Awards in Broadcasting for Platinum Faith.
2020 Silver Winner CAN Crown Marketing Awards in Visual Media for They Call Me Mom.
2020 Best Nonfiction Book Third Place – Christian Market Book Awards for They Call Me Mom.
First place in the 2020 Royal Dragonfly Self-Help/Inspirational Category for They Call Me Mom.
First place in the 2020 Illumination Book Awards in the Best Devotional Category for They Call Me Mom.
Second place 2020 Director’s Choice Award in the Nonfiction Book Category at this year’s Selahs for They Call Me Mom.
Finalist in the 2020 Cascade Book Awards, Best Nonfiction Book category for Platinum Faith
Finalist in the 2020 Best Book Awards in the Religion: Christian Inspirational category for Platinum Faith
Third place 2020 Selah Award in the Devotional Category for They Call Me Mom.
Third place in the 2020 AWSA Golden Scroll Awards in the Devotional Category for They Call Me Mom.
Second Place in the Royal Dragonfly 2019 Book Contest in the Religion/Spirituality Category for Platinum Faith
2019 Silver Finalist CAN Crown Marketing Awards for Platinum Faith
Selah Awards Finalist 2013 for The Cinderella Rule
Recognized by the Central Florida American Christian Fiction Writers Conference for First Runner Up in their Prompt Essay Contest in 2014
Winner of the Writer of the Year Award in 2012 at the Florida Christian Writers Conference
I've been featured as a guest for these television, radio programs, and popular author blogs:
Mars Hill Network with host Dawn Sessler across NY and Canada **7 stations + 15 translators**
Guest with Jonathan Tripp for Jonathan Tripp Live on leadership and performance
“Your Money God’s Way” with Steve Repak on the Just Jesus Radio Network
REACH, FM in Leesburg, Florida with Anitra Parmele
Voices in My Head podcast with host Rick Lee James
Thriving Beyond Belief podcast with host Cheryl Scruggs
The Common Good with Brian From and Ian Simkins” WYLL Salem Radio
Bridge City News in Canada on Miracle Channel with host Paul Arthur
Yahweh Sisterhood Book Club with host Jo Massaro