ABOUT ERIN BROWN, MA, MFA
Erin M. Brown, MA, MFA (aka Erin Brown Conroy/EB Conroy) is a professional writer, instructor, and coach who has authored eight books (including 20 Secrets to Success with Your Child, “My Kid is Driving Me Crazy! 14 Realistic Expectations that Make Parenting Easier, 40 Days to Balanced Parenting, and Miracle in the City of Angels) and numerous materials regarding mastery education–including Simplified Writing 101: Top Secrets for College Writing Success. Erin taught six years at Patrick Henry College as online Professor of Writing Composition and Research — and taught research and composition for eight years with Cornerstone University’s Professional and Graduate Studies Division, both online and in the classroom for associates, bachelors, and masters students. She also develops complete online writing programs for middle and high school students.Erin’s university teaching experience includes writing; leadership and management; interpersonal communication; organizational development; motivational theory and practice; individual and group behavior; and health and wellness. Erin also worked at the Department of Veteran Affairs teaching individual clients in rehabilitation, writing educational materials, and supervising client programs.Brown continues to write both non-fiction and fiction books and is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI); Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA); Capitol City Writer’s Association (CCWA); and Author’s Guild (AG). Erin’s True North Reading: The Complete Mastery Reading and Spelling Program™ is a -multi-sensory reading program for children (www.truenorthreading.com). Erin has been quoted in print publications such as Parents and Parenting magazines; the Chicago Tribune and Dallas Morning News; and websites such as geoparent.com, iparenting.com, and familyresource.com.Erin has a degree in education/music (BM), rehabilitation (MA), and a Masters of Fine Arts (MFA) in Creative Writing/Genre Fiction from Western Colorado State University. A parent many times over by birth and adoption, Erin lives in Michigan with the youngest three of her children who still live at home.
Write passionately and persistently.Turn the powerful word and wield the editing sword with abandon. Write until the page is cut so fine that its edges leave no waste and burn in the fire of clarity.Push personal limits. Carve a story so memorable yet so uniquely familiar that it echoes even in your sleep.Leave a legacy so steeped in excellence and creativity that your children’s children nod in the knowing pride that the remembered writer gave all.