Teri Dawn Smith lives in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas and tries to keep up with the holidays, quirks, and loyalties of her international family including her Canadian husband and three adopted Bolivian children.
She homeschooled her kids through high school. For ten years, she taught essay writing to homeschoolers and wrote non-fiction including over fifty stories for Sunday school handouts, articles in The Teaching Home magazine, and three young adult short biographies.
She now teaches a fiction writing class to homeschool students. Her passion is to tell others of God’s grace in stories that women love. She has one novel proposal with an agent and will pitch another at the ACFW conference. Her first novel Finisher of Dreams was a semi-finalist in Operation First Novel.