introduced her to the world of fiction when she bought
Brandi her first Nancy Drew book and later let her raid her
own stockpile of romance novels. That started a collection
of books, which continues to grow to this day, much to her
husband's amusement. Or is that dismay?
inspired a fascination for imaginative and entertaining
stories, and the drive to go for her dreams. Both her
parents, married more than 40 years ago, and her paternal
grandparents, married 75 years—yes, 75 years & counting!—are
the reasons Brandi is a hopeless romantic.
writing at age 2 with a piece of chalk. Her first written
word was TREE, and she has no idea why her family actually
remembers that? Since then, she embarked on a writing career
that led to an award-winning stint as a television crime
reporter, and later as an editor for the computer
private book collection continued to grow, driven to new
heights by her love of romantic fiction. Her first
manuscript began with a simple idea and quickly grew into a
98,000 word Time Travel Romance. That manuscript won 3rd
place in the first contest she entered. She's been putting
her ideas to paper ever since.
Brandi lives with her husband, son, a salt & pepper
schnauzer who believes he owns the place, and a tabby cat
who knows she does.