About the Author
Carolyn Tillery is an award-winning feature writer. She has been a journalist for more than 30 years, working as a newspaper reporter, freelance writer and magazine editor. She has also served as spokesperson for public safety organizations including the Texas State Firemen’s and Fire Marshals’ Association and the City of Dallas Fire Department. She has been a columnist and book reviewer, and taught writing in her local community college, as well as fire service certification courses and media relations courses for volunteer fire departments.
Carolyn is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and later served as an instructor at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Brayton Firemen Training Field. She also holds Advanced Public Information Officer Certification from the National Fire Academy.
She has served on the board of directors of The Family Place in Dallas, Texas, an organization which provides shelter and hope to families in domestic violence situations.
Carolyn lives in Dallas, Texas with her husband and their own lovable Campeche Hell Dogs, Mr. Darcy and Miss Lizzie.
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