To obtain additional experience in authoring books and magazines and become renowned in this field.

Professional Experience:

Book Signing:

Presentations & Talks:

In the Media:


Professional Interviews:

  • Dr. Bill Bass: World re-nowned physical anthorpologist and founder of the Body Farm at University of Tennessee
  • Ross Allison: Professional ghost hunter and owner of Spooked in Seattle Ghost Tours in Seattle, WA
  • Britt Griffith: Television star on SYFY’s Ghost Hunters International and Ghost Hunters
  • Cody Simpson: Austrailian pop singer 


  • Wicked Seattle / The History Press March 30, 2020
  • Murder & Mayhem in Seattle / The History Press November 28, 2016
  • Tacoma’s Haunted History / Arcadia Publishing September 15, 2014
  • Bite of Washington / Createspace Press  (Available on Kindle) 
  • People Come in All Different Colors (illustrations completed for my nine year old daughter’s award winning story)
  • In Mama’s Arms / Createspace Press  (Available on Kindle) 
  • In Daddy’s Arms / Createspace Press  (Available on Kindle) 
  • Mama, What’s a Mud Pie? / Createspace Press  (Available on Kindle) 
  • Cowkids Can Cook / Createspace Press  (Available on Kindle) 

Children’s Articles:

  • Long Road: Appleseeds Magazine October 2013
  • Recorder of Records: Appleseeds Magazine May/June 2013
  • Ghosts and the Spirit World: FACES Magazine October 2012
  • Sources of Energy: Boys Quest August 2012
  • Natural Fireworks Reprint: Fun for Kidz May/June 2012
  • Dog Tricks: Boys Quest April 2012
  • When Good Humor Goes Bad: FACES Magazine April 2012
  • Sydney Martin Rocks! Highlights for Children Magazine April 2012
  • Viking Runes: Appleseeds Magazine February 2012
  • Ghostly Investigations: Appleseeds Magazine October 2011
  • Nadia Elena Comâneci: Hopscotch for Girls April 2011
  • Amazing Mazes of Maize: Reprint Hopscotch For Girls May/June 2010
  • 20 Ways To Say Goodbye: Hopscotch for Girls February 2011
  • It’s A-Mazing!:Appleseeds Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
  • The Body Farm: Appleseeds Magazine May/June 2010
  • Real Funny Names: Fun for Kidz Magazine September 2009
  • Dalmatian’s – Finding Their Spot in History (Reprint): State (Undisclosed) Test 2009
  • Natural Fireworks: Boys Quest December 2008
  • Solar and Lunar Eclipse: Wee Ones Magazine September/October 2008
  • Dalmatian’s – Finding Their Spot in History: Fun for Kidz Magazine September 2008
  • The Kitchen Gets Natural: HomeSavvi May 2008
  • Amazing Mazes of Maize: Fun for Kidz Magazine May 2008
  • Worm Farming: Henrico County School District, Virginia August 2007
  • Octopush: Wee Ones Magazine July/August 2007
  • Worm Farming: Stories For Children June 2007
  • The Tired Chipmunk (reprint) CTB McGraw Hill New York State Test 2007
  • The Viking Alphabet: Dragonfly Spirit November/December 2006
  • Painted Ponies: Dragonfly Spirit September/October 2006
  • Wiggle the Caterpillar Can Fly: Wee Ones Magazine May/June 2006
  • The Tired Chipmunk: Wee Ones Magazine November/December 2006
  • The Valentine Surprise: Wee Ones Magazine January/February 2005
  • Keiko and the Missing Tuna Roll: Saplings Magazine (page 4) January 2005
  • Things of December: Saplings Magazine (page 13) December 2004
  • Thankful Friends: Saplings Magazine (page 8) November 2004
  • Making Fun & Festive Pizza: Saplings Magazine (page 6) October 2004
  • Grandma’s Garden: Saplings Magazine (page 17) September 2004

Adult Articles:

  • Ghost Town or Town of Ghosts?: May 2013
  • The Ghosts of the Wah-Mee Club: April 2013
  • Cody Simpson Interview: September 2012
  • Writing for Children’s Magazines: Once Upon a TimeApril 2008
  • Traveling Washington State: in Travel Magazine January / February 2008
  • I’m Published! (reprint) Kid Magazine Writers March 2007
  • Little Badges of Courage: Once Upon a Time Summer 2006
  • Now Boarding The Trains of Washington State: Traveling Today (a division of I-Parenting Media) February 2005


  • People Come in All Different Colors by Katerina Nordheim 2012
  • 123 Greetings: Three e-cards
  • Logo design for Flying Wagons Critique Group 2007
  • Wiggle the Caterpillar Can Fly: Wee Ones Magazine May/June 2006
  • Logo designed for the city of Pateros, WA. 2006
  • The Tired Chipmunk: Wee Ones Magazine November/December 2005
  • BOOST: Designed logo for BOOST writing critique organization 2005
  • Free E-cards:Five e-cards
  • The Valentine Surprise: Wee Ones Magazine January/February 2005


  • A Memorable Moment: Won honorable mention in SCBWI June 2007 contest themed June Looms
  • T’was The Holiday Before Christmas: Won the SCBWI November 2005 contest themed Turkey Run
  • SCBWI- Writing contest theme selected September 2005 (Hook, Line, & Sinker)
  • The Christmas Porridge: Spirit of Writing Contest 4th place winner in the children’s literature category
  • Island County Fair in Langley, WA: Logo design contest winner in 2004.  Design was used in advertisements, bumper stickers, and fair programs.
  • Free E-cards: Made For Each Other awarded Best E-card Artwork October 2004



  • AGHOST  Director of Research 2013-Present
  • SCBWI 2004-2014
  • Flying Wagons Critique Group 2004-Present


Writing samples are available on my website