ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The Author is a graduate of Southern New Hampshire University with a BA in Creative Writing and English, graduating Summa Cum. Laude. She is currently finishing a Master's program at SNHU - English & Creative Writing with a Concentration in Non-Fiction - Hoping to hold her GPA of 4.00 to the very end! She is a Member of the following honor societies: Sigma Tau Delta (National English Society), Alpha Sigma Lambda, Sigma Alpha Pi (Leadership and success), and The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Marilyn will often go by Sassysnaps; a nickname formed by her maiden name-Sass. The author has had articles published in the yearly Nursing Magazine at South Shore Hospital. She is a "retired" RN (due to a rare immune disorder-CVID) limiting her to outside exposure. Her nursing career spanned over twenty-seven years; practicing as a visiting nurse for the past seventeen years.
While Mrs. Soper works on her Master's she is busy writing three separate Memoirs-My Mother's Voices, So, You Couldn't Have a Baby...Get a Puppy!, And VNA Nurses...Can These Stories Really Be True? And her latest entitled The Killing Label - based on her late brother is the work of her Thesis. She also tries to write a weekly blog. The author is a member of the National Association of Memoir Writers (NAMW) and American Writers & Artists Inc. She has also written for The Odyssey.com.
The author lives on the South Shore of Massachusetts with her husband of seventeen years Benjamin, her sweet cat and their two German Shepherds and when she's not writing, she is playing catch in the backyard with her "kids," Chloe and Charlie.