Bio: Nearly thirty years in children’s publishing, award-winning editor, reviewer, author, blogger, and vlogger, founder of Childress Ink LLC. Book editor for Girls' Life magazine and author of over 300 books, articles, and short stories for children and parents, including the latest, Find Your Future in Art, published by Cherry Lake Publishing. ChildessInk.com is a book review site, where I share great books for kids of all ages Approaching thirty-five years in publishing, I've worked as middle-grade editor for Zondervan, a division of HarperCollins Christian Publishing, as a newspaper reporter, a newspaper advertising account executive, photographer, and more. Before graduating with a BA in English and journalism, I worked for the Census Bureau, as a waitress, landscaper, real estate title searcher, movie theater-check-in-girl, ice cream scooper, ear-piercer, and Frontier Fruit and Nut girl. I am an avid reader and lover of children's books!