Catharine Bramkamp holds two degrees in English (M.A. in creative writing). She has published hundreds of newspaper and magazine articles, a handful of novels including Death Revokes the Offer and Time Is of the Essence, and is featured in two Chicken Soup for the Soul anthologies. She is an adjunct professor of writing for two colleges and lectures on the changes in publishing. She previously held positions as the marketing director for United Way, development director for the Green Music Festival, and as a realtor for Century 21. She is currently a writing coach focusing on helping the emerging writer and works tirelessly to promote good writing, whether you want to hear about it or not.