Writing & Life

A few things I’ve been working on…

Fiction Manuscripts

Bound for Glory
(working title, historical inspirational, current WIP)

This Time Around
(contemporary inspirational)

Between the Darkness
(contemporary romantic suspense)

Creative Nonfiction Pieces

Sometimes there just are no words…

Walking Beans
Where a farmer’s daughter meets Farmville….


Romance Writers of America
Orlando, July 2010
New York City, June 2011

Midwest Archives Conference
Chicago, IL, April 2010
Dayton, OH, October 2010
St. Paul, MN, April 2011

Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
Richmond, VA October 2012
Philadelphia, PA November 2013

Academic Writing/Presentations

Presentation: “Open Sesame! Creating an Academic Archive,” MARAC, Philadelphia, PA, November 2013

Presentation: “Voices of Change: Disability Rights Activism in 1970s Ohio,” Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH, October 2012

Presentation: “The Changing Landscape of Reference Services,” Society of Ohio Archivists Annual Conference, Columbus, OH, May 2009

Presentation: “The 100-Hour Challenge: What Students as ‘Volunteers’ Can Do”, Oral History Association Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2008

Article: Help for the Home: Capturing Family Stories – Interviewing Your Relatives University Libraries Access, Summer 2007

Poster Presentation: “Cold War Aerospace Technology Project,” Sustaining Military Readiness – Department of Defense Legacy Conference, Orlando, FL, July 2007

Article: The Cold War Aerospace Technology Project, Wright State University Dialogue (Newsletter of the Oral History Section, Society of American Archivists), Spring 2007

Presentation: “Telling Tales: The Cold War Aerospace Technology Oral History Project,” Huffman Prairie Aviation Historical Society, Dayton, OH, October 2006

Article: Cold War Archive: Conversations with a Centenarian University Libraries Access, Summer 2006


  • Romance Writers of America
  • Society of American Archivists
    • -WSU Student Chapter Advisor
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Archives Conference
  • Midwest Archives Conference
  • Society of Ohio Archivists
    • -Nominating Committee, 2011
  • Miami Valley Archives Roundtable

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