Carol Grace Stratton

A novelist, reporter and freelancer, Carol Stratton has penned 500 articles, and two books, Changing Zip Codes, and the award-winning debut novel, Lake Surrender, (inspired by her work with autistic students). Currently she working on a sequel to her first novel and keeping up with her blog. She speaks to women’s groups such as Mothers of Preschoolers. Married to her literary muse, John, they have four children and eight grandchildren in North Carolina. She loves to encourage new writers and readers who have moved.


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  • How to survive parenthood
  • Finding joy in difficult subjects.
  • How to break into writing