My Ode to Summer

on May 6, 2016

Thanks to Writerspace for inviting me to blog today! Here in Tennessee we’re in the midst of a busy spring… on the superfast roller coaster to summer. During the weekends I love seeing high school kids headed to prom…especially all the beautiful dresses. You feel excitement in the air, because school is almost out. I… Read More

Janice Maynard

Janice Maynard

Janice Maynard grew up in Chattanooga, Tennessee, home of Chickamauga Battlefield, Rock City, Ruby Falls, and the beautiful Tennessee Aquarium. She married her high school sweetheart between their sophomore and junior years of college and they graduated together from Emory and Henry in southwest Virginia. Janice later earned a Masters Degree in Reading and Story Arts from East Tennessee State University.

For 15 years Janice taught kindergarten and second grade near Knoxville, TN, in the foothills of the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains. In the fall of 2002, Janice left the classroom to write full-time.