Shadows ofThe Soul
is not meant to depress, but to illustrate the human spirit'striumph over the hurts inflected on it by an uncaring world.
--Judith Woolcock Colombo
About the Author
Bev Walton-Porter (December 17, 1964) is a native of Covington, Virginia.Adopted at the age of six days, Bev's birth name was originally Starlette "Star"Dawn Ferris. She grew up a military dependent, living in Mainz & MannheimGermany for three years and traveling to eight different countries thus far. Bevbegan writing at age nine and became a published writer before the age of 18.Since then, she has published hundreds of articles and columns, three nonfictionbooks, two fiction books and one poetry chapbook. Her favorite genres areromance and horror. She lives in the Rocky Mountains with her husband,videographer/illustrator Paul, two adult children and a bevy ofanimals. She is the author of Sun Signs for Writers (2006), Secrets of theProfessional Freelancer (2004), Shadows of the Soul (2004) and co-author of TheComplete Writer: A Guide To Tapping Your Full Potential (2005). She also writesromance under the pen name of Star Ferris.