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I write narrative nonfiction and have a complete 86,000 word manuscript, Whispers From the Valley of the Yak: One Woman’s Journey to Self-Discovery.

I am currently accepting freelance editing projects. Please check the Editing tab for more information about my services.

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Love of Mountains

My love of mountains began in childhood in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains…But living in Alaska changed my life.

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The Minya Gongka, 1932

An oil painting of a stunning mountain landscape hung in my childhood home.…Few people outside of the mountaineering world know of this mountain on the eastern rim of the Tibetan plateau, but in my family the Minya Gongka is the stuff of stories.

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China, 1930

My parents were newlyweds in 1930 when they crossed the Pacific Ocean to Shanghai, China. They were bound for the city of Chengdu in Sichuan province and their first of two tours of duty as medical missionaries.

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