Author Biography

Laura Hodges Poole is a freelance writer with dozens of articles, devotions, and short stories in publication. Her articles have appeared in media such as Reach Out Columbia, P31 Woman, WOW--Writing on the Word, Evangel, Christian Home and School, Christian Devotions, Our Town, and the Independent Mail. She writes Christian romance novels and is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). She is a 2012 RWA Emily finalist, with her novel manuscript placing second amongst a nationwide field of Christian and secular entries. She is also a 2014 ACFW Genesis semi-finalist. Her short story "Mission of The Heart" is included in the anthology "I Choose You" available through OakTara Publishers. Among her non-fiction work is a book she co-wrote, Laurie’s Story: Discovering Joy in Adversity, published in 2011. Laura is also an Associate Editor with Christian Devotions ministry. She lives in South Carolina with her husband, and they have two children.