Carole Marshall is a former Peninsula Daily Newscolumnist. She also wrote feature stories for American Profile, a national magazine. Two of those stories were selected for Harper Collins book, Hometown Heroes, published in 2007. She has published two novels, Dearestand Reading to Jane. Her nonfiction work includes Maximum Fitness-Minimum Risk, a Simple How-to Wellness Guide for Folks with Heart Disease, Diabetes, COPD and numerous health and fitness articles. She has also contributed to Chicken Soup for the Soul books. Carole is a graduate of the University of Washington Extension Writers’ Program: Nonfiction Writing and studied photography. She is also a poet. In addition, Carole designs NATURE PRINT artwork often combining her poetry with her prints. She is a member of the Nature Printing Society.Born in the Bronx, New York she currently lives in the Pacific Northwest with husband Jim and two very spoiled critters.