Kerrie Flanagan is an author, writing consultant, publisher and accomplished freelance writer with over 18 years’ experience. She is the author of the forthcoming book, Writer’s Digest Guide to Magazine Article Writing, along with eight other books published under her label, Hot Chocolate Press. Her work has appeared in publications such as, Writer’s Digest, Alaska Magazine, FamilyFun, The Writer, six Chicken Soup for the Soul books and a variety of anthologies. In addition to her own writing, she is passionate about helping other writers. She was the founder and former director of Northern Colorado Writers and now consults with writers. Her background in teaching and enjoyment of helping writers, has led her to present at writing conferences across the country.