I've earned a certificate in copyediting from the University of California–San Diego and a bachelor's degree in history from California State University–San Bernardino. 


I have a Norwegian Buhund named Winniealso known as Bu, Winnie the Bu, Bu-ington, Little Buper, and Mr. Gentleman Puppy. He's earned a certificate of completion from puppy kindergarten. 


I'm a member of the Minnesota Book Publishers' Roundtable and ACES: The Society for Editing.