Casey Dawes

Biography

Casey Dawes believes in an eclectic life. She has to--she lives one! She's a business coach, romance author, quilter and life long learner. She also enjoys wine tasting in Central California, although it's a bit harder to get there these days.

She lives with her husband on the banks of the Clark Fork River in Missoula. They are owned by two cats.

Smashwords Interview

Describe your desk
My desk is wherever I am, although I do have a "woman cave" where I spend most of my days. It's a huge space and my desk, actually computer table, file cabinet, and traditional desk, are at one end. I have a great view of the Clark Fork River from my window.

The furniture was new once, and like me, it's become worn and stained over time. I have a few treasures, mugs full of pens, paint brushes (I went through a water color period), and quilting supplies. One of my favorite things is a pair of speakers my DH gave me for Christmas one year. I love to blast my various stations from Pandora.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on the East Coast, first in New Jersey, then in Massachusetts, and back to New Jersey. Because we moved a lot, and I'm an introvert, I spent a lot of time by myself lost in fictional worlds. When I finally got around to making friends, it seemed like we moved again.

Since I've grown up, I've added five more states to the domicile list and done a lot of traveling. I've met lots of different people with different problems, dreams, and points of view. I draw on this rich treasure when I sit down and write.
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Where to find Casey Dawes online


Where to buy in print


Books

Tour Guide to the Wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,330. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Wine, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Discover the 70+ wineries of the Santa Cruz Mountains in California. Learn about the individual winemakers and their philosophies. Find Santa Cruz wineries that are off the beaten path.
Wise Woman's Guide to Writing a Business Plan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Women in business
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Whether you're starting your business or doing your annual business planning and strategizing, the Wise Woman's Guide to Writing a Business Plan will make gathering and analyzing your business information easier and more effective. You'll gain insights and create a business plan that can be leveraged for business guidance, loans, or acquiring investors.

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