Barbara Abercrombie has published novels, children’s picture books, including the award winning Charlie Anderson, and books of non-fiction. Her personal essays have appeared in national publications as well as in many anthologies. Her most recent books are A Year of Writing Dangerously, published by New World Library and chosen by Poets & Writers Magazine as one of the best books for writers. (http://www.pw.org/best-books-for-writers) and her fifteenth book, Kicking In The Wall was published by NWL in 2013.
Barbara has received the Outstanding Instructor award and the Distinguished Instructor Award at UCLA Extension where she teaches creative writing. She also conducts private writing retreats in Lake Arrowhead and writes a weekly writing blog WritingTime.
She lives in Santa Monica and Lake Arrowhead, California.
(Photo above: Nelson on the far right with other family dogs.)
(Photo below taken by Robert V. Adams in Twin Bridges, Montana)