Although Iíve lived more than half my life in other
states, I grew up in California and am still a
California girl at heart. I love vintage bungalows,
twisted oaks on rolling hills, and the rocky beaches of
the Central Coast.
A few blocks away from home stood the Lutheran church
where I came to faith, first through Sunday School
teachers whose kindness drew me to the kindness of God,
and then through confirmation classes. The Bible verses
that had been drilled into my head came to life in my
After moving away from home as a teenager, I worked
at a variety of jobs, from candlemaker in a tourist town
to administrative assistant at a Christian college. I
married a wonderful man from Michigan, and we lived
north of Detroit for seventeen years. Thatís where we
started homeschooling our three children, a journey that
we finished in Georgia when our youngest graduated from
high school in 2009.
My husband and I live near Atlanta, close to the
foothills of the Southern Appalachians. His motorcycle
often carries us to the mountains of Georgia, Tennessee,
or the Carolinas. Sitting on the back of the bike, I can
pray, enjoy the beautiful views, and plot new stories.
Fiction makes my world go Ďround, whether Iím writing it
or reading it.
Meg can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org