Bev Walton-Porter


Bev Walton-Porter (December 17, 1964) is a native of Covington, Virginia. Adopted at the age of six days, Bev's birth name was originally Starlette "Star" Dawn Ferris. She grew up a military dependent, living in Mainz & Mannheim Germany for three years. She has traveled to eight different countries thus far.

Bev began writing at age nine and became a published writer before the age of 18. Since then, she has published hundreds of articles and columns, three nonfiction books, two fiction books and one poetry chapbook. Her favorite genres are romance and horror.

She lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband, videographer/illustrator Paul Sninchak, two adult children and a bevy of animals.

Bev is the author of Sun Signs for Writers (2006), Secrets of the Professional Freelancer (2004), Shadows of the Soul (2004) and co-author of The Complete Writer: A Guide To Tapping Your Full Potential (2005). She also writes romance under the pen name of Star Ferris. Her published romance books are Mending Fences (2006) and Hidden Fire (2009).

In her spare time, Bev is a paranormal investigator. She is the founder and co-team lead for Colorado Springs Paranormal Association (C.S.P.A.)

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Secrets of the Professional Freelancer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,500. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by Triple Crow Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
"Secrets of the Professional Freelancer" has all the information you need to jump-start a professional career in freelance writing. From mastering queries to marketing, veteran freelancer and author Bev Walton-Porter takes you by the hand and leads you along the path to transforming your dream of being a freelance writer into reality.
Shadows of the Soul
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011 by Triple Crow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Biography
SHADOWS OF THE SOUL is a collection of poems that explores the ebb and flow of human life with all its joys, sorrows, surprises and triumphs. Written during a dark and transformative period of the author's life, before and after the death of her first husband, this collection addresses the raw and exposed core of existence that pulses beneath the surface of every human being.

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