J. G. Woodward, LPC, NCC, holds Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from Kent State University. She was a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor throughout her career. Ms. Woodward is the author of the fiction titles, Loose Marbles and Forest Epiphany, A Lone Hiker’s Tale. Her historical fiction novel is Over the Course of a Lifetime. Ms. Woodward’s nonfiction title is Cut the Fluff for Job Seekers – Just Tell Me What I Don’t Already Know, a job search reference book. All five of her poetry books have been republished in the omnibus, Love, Recovery & God’s Grace (2017). She makes her home in Akron, Ohio.
Forest Epiphany, A Lone Hiker’s Tale, takes the reader with Paige as she counts down the months, and then weeks, and then days until her eagerly awaited annual birthday weekend in the Great Smoky Mountains
The historical fiction novel was written before same sex union became federally recognized in the USA, giving a riveting account of what life was like before the LGBTQ community had the same civil rights as other citizens - with a twist - in this story, only 10% of the population is heterosexual.