Kristine's first young adult novel Throwaway Girl is being published by Dundurn Press. She is currently working on her second novel.
Kristine has a special interest in writing as a healing art and offers workshops to individuals, schools, community based organizations and other groups. She is currently in the process of becoming certified in journal therapy.
Kristine has a background in Psychology and Social Work and has worked in the school system as well as in community based organizations. She also offers writing workshops to individuals, schools, community based organizations and other groups.
Through her workshops, she offers a safe, gentle approach to writing and wants others to discover how writing can be a useful tool to help heal and grow.
Kristine has contributed to several publications in addition to being an editor for Our Pink Thoughts, a website honouring inspirational Canadian women. She also works as an editor for Hear My Heart Books, a publishing company that produces resources for those living in crisis and difficult life circumstances.
Kristine was editor-in-chief to the former publications Boomer Generation and Lake Country. She is a member of the Saskatchewan Writers Guild and the Saskatoon Writers Coop.
In addition to freelance writing, editing and facilitating workshops, Kristine has written two picture books and a young adult novel.
As a busy mother of three young children, she is thrilled to be fulfilling her lifelong dreams of writing and encourages and celebrates other women who are following their dreams.
Born and raised in the prairies, Kristine is proud to be from Saskatchewan, a province boasting an incredible writing community and a wealth of talented writers.