Author and illustrator of Missy Mouse Meets THom Elf fable (iUniverse, 2010), was written when she was a student of English Creative Writing/Literature Language Art, Weekend College for Adults at Augsburg College, Minneapolis, Minnesota. With this work, she is recipient of endorsements for her writing and illustrations. She was awarded a complete for her internship at Augsburg for Missy Mouse Meets THom Elf and developing the book's website.

She received Honorable Mention Award, John Engman Writing Prize, a literary competition for short fiction, We Can Walk Through A Corner.

She's a member of the Indianhead Writers Group in Spooner, Wisconsin, where she lives and Washburn County Genealogical Society associated with Washburn County Historical Society.


Currently she has launched MCProjects by Design Fine Art Greeting Cards an online business. "Your Photo — Your Story — Your Greeting Card." Your photo is edited and formatted as a fine art photo and becomes your personal greeting card, its 3-line story is located on the inside of the card

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