JOANNE WIKLUND is presently writing more suspense romance fiction. As a journalist, she was a correspondent for The Dispatch, Moline, IL; where she served a stint as a corporate librarian. She was a reporter, also, for The Rock Island Argus. She served as editor of both The Globe and The Riverdale Bulletin, weekly newspapers in her hometown of Port Byron, IL, a small town on the east bank of the Mississippi River. Her photographs often accompanied her articles. Later, she wrote for The Nashville Banner in Nashville, TN. Joanne’s poetry was published on a centennial quilt by the Bettendorf Public Library in Bettendorf, IA, along with nine other poets. She won the Ode to Bix contest at that library in 2002, and was part of a street poetry display sponsored by former Quad City Poet Laureate Dick Stahl. A charter member of the Midwest Writing Center in Davenport, IA, Joanne also presented a workshop at the Midwest Writing Center's David Collins Memorial Writing Conference. She developed a series of writing lessons titled Do It! Write! which she presented for ten years at River Valley Library. The River Valley Writers, a critiquing group she founded from class members, meets twice a month at libraries in Port Byron and Cordova, IL Joanne is a member of Countryside Christian Church. She also presented eBooks 101 at the Midwest Writing Center. Joanne may be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, her blog at blogjoanneblog.blogspot.com or on facebook at joanne wiklund author or her personal page.