Dorothy has known she is a writer from a young age. Her mother took her to the library on Saturdays which is where she came to love books. But it was in her school library, as a kindergartener, where she decided she would like to be a writer.
Her first love was writing picture books. As a teen, she began to write poetry and she wrote reams of it She also began to experiment with novel writing.
For a long while, she became sidetracked writing non-fiction, articles, and columns. Now, she is back to her first loves– picture books, poetry, and novel writing.
She wrote Summer North Coming in 2015 and it was one of the winners of the Words In Motion Poetry Contest held by the Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Arts. Up to that point, she had been mostly self-taught.
Soon after, however, she decided it would be fun to learn about poetry and novels at university, so she has been going to school on campus and via the internet since the fall of 2017. She is hoping she won’t lose her freewheeling creativity while un-dangling her modifiers and un-splicing her commas.
You may reach Dorothy through the Contact page.