Judy Nickles has written since she could hold a pencil. After retirement from teaching, she finally had time to pursue publication. In addition to short stories published online at A Long Story Short and Literary Magic, she has been published in two print anthologies, 'Tis the Season and My First Year in the Classroom, as well as The Storyteller and History Magazine. Two full-length novels, Where is Papa's Shining Star? and its sequel, Finding Papa's Shining Star were released in April by The Wild Rose Press. The Showboat Affair, under the pen name of Gwyneth Greer, was released in 2011. Coming in 2012 from Champagne Books is The Face on Miss Fanny's Wall, and from The Wild Rose Press, Dancing with Velvet, a World War II romance set in her West Texas hometown.
She blogs weekly on various writing topics at The Word Place (http://www.judythewordplace.blogspot.com). Visit her website at www.judynickles.com.
She also writes under the pen name Gwyneth Greer. Visit her author page at Amazon.com
Besides writing, Judy enjoys genealogical research, reading, travel, and meeting new people. She has two grown sons and two granddaughters.