THERESA W. BENNETT-WILKES is a published and self-published author, freelance writer, blogger, and consultant. She is the owner and principal of Holly Tree Publications LLC, a North Carolina Limited Liability Company and the publishing house for her literary musings. Theresa is a versatile scribe with more than twenty years of experience in the art of crafting material for use in a variety of media. She is a second-generation graduate of Bennett College, Greensboro, NC where she was awarded a B.A. in History. She earned a Master of Urban Planning Degree from the University of Washington, Seattle. Theresa is native of the state of Washington where her family traces its ancestry to pre-statehood and grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. She publishes a quarterly electronic newsletter and maintains a blog which is available on her website, www.alwaystheresa.com.