Charlene Tess taught English and creative writing to thousands of students throughout her career. She is the author of Simple Steps to Sentence Sense, a unique method of teaching and learning grammar. Now, she devotes her time to writing and publishing her own novels and teaching materials. She is married, has two daughters, and three grandsons. She lives in El Paso and loves the desert climate and the people.
Charlene also co-authors novels with her sister, Judi, and they combined their two last names into the the pen name, Tess Thompson.