A Gift for Mom – Anthology Short Story Collection
"A Gift for Mom" is a short story collection that will warm your heart and tickle your funny bone! It reflects women in their many roles as daughters, sisters, wives, mothers, step-mothers, mothers-in-law, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers. These stories are dedicated to all the women who do their best and give their all to cherish and encourage those whom they love.
About Valerie Allen (Melbourne, Florida Author)
About the Author
Valerie Allen, psychologist and author, writes fiction, nonfiction, short stories, and children's books. Her short stories, writer blogs, and parenting articles have appeared online and in magazines nationwide.
She is a member of both, the National and Florida Association of School Psychologists and conducts seminars for educators, medical, and mental health professionals using her self-help book, "Beyond the Inkblots: Confusion to Harmony."
She supports writers using her book, "Write, Publish, Sell! Quick, Easy, Inexpensive Ideas for the Marketing Challenged," 2nd Ed. She has served on the Board of Directors of the Space Coast Writers’ Guild and as a member of the National League of American Pen Women, Cape Canaveral Branch. She is also co-founder of Authors for Authors where, for more than 12 years, she continues to create and host author events and writer conferences.
She lives in warm and sunny Florida where she has enjoyed raising six children, from whom she has learned many things about life and love.