Years of experience as an actor on daytime drama. Stage, spokesperson and commercials plus writing sketches for Air Force shows helped prepare me for the wonders of a writing career. Of course, I didn’t realize it at the time when immersed in the written words of others, that I was like a sponge, soaking up how to construct a scene, write dialogue, and paint the setting. Charmaine writes stories of women who ‘Survive and Thrive’. and do so with humor, strength, and integrity. The Catch is her sixth novel.