I got my break in publishing when I wrote about my first skydiving experience in a community college workshop. The Oregonian bought the essay, even though it was 200 words too long. I haven't jumped out of anymore airplanes, but have gone on to publish and win awards in fiction, and contributed a monthly newsletter column for the local Romance Writers of America. When my Mt. Hood Community College mentor retired, I stepped forward as the part-time instructor for the Professional Novel / Memoir Writing Workshop program. I divide my time between mentoring the latest group of writing talent and working on the next novel. Currently a member of Willamette Writers, I live in Oregon with my husband and four-legged friends.
  • Oregon, USA
  • JoinedFebruary 15, 2014



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cindyhiday cindyhiday Mar 06, 2017 08:43PM
It's "Read an eBook Week" (March 5-11) at Smashwords and I'm offering my mainstream novel Father, Son & Grace for free (regularly $4.99). When father, son, and a runaway preacher's wife head to Las V...
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Her Phoenix Heart by cindyhiday
Her Phoenix Heart Romance
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Father, Son & Grace by cindyhiday
Father, Son & Grace General Fiction
SAMPLE OF PUBLISHED BOOK: "Buckle up and hang on." An eleven-year-old boy with Down syndrome and a love for action movies, a grieving man who hasn't slept in months, and a preacher's wife desperate to see...
A Bed of Roses by cindyhiday
A Bed of Roses Romance
After three surgeries on a knee injured in a car accident, journalist Dana Whitaker would give anything to walk normal again, but facing yet another physical therapist and his torture chamber terrified her. Her new...
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