C. A. Simonson has been a technical writer, freelance writer, author, editor, playwright and graphic artist. She has over 200 nonfiction articles in magazines online and in print. Her award-winning short stories have been published in five anthologies and online. She has written newsletters for several companies and a column for Quick & Easy Cooking magazine. Teacher, speaker, transcriptionist, and documentation specialist, she has served on the board of the Springfield Writer’s Guild in Missouri for three years. She has self-published two novels and one anthology. She is the mother of two sons and grandmother to six grandchildren. She lives in Strafford, Missouri.