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WHO IS

Carolyn Watkins?

Carolyn Watkins has a Masters degree in education and is a former elementary teacher and Special Education Assessment specialist. After retiring, Carolyn became a full-time realtor, as well as an accomplished author. Her first book, The Knock, is the recipient of numerous awards.

Carolyn resides in New Hampshire with her husband and three grown sons. Writing continues to be her passion. Her day job is working for Keller Williams Coastal and Lakes & Mountains Realty.

WHO IS

Emily Hercock?

Emily Jade Hercock started illustrating professionally in 2016 and has illustrated over 60 books. Living in a small village in Norfolk, U.K Emily works from home helping bring authors’ words to life. In 2021 her husband Michael joined Emily and they formed Hercock Self-Publishing Services as editor and formatted. Emily loves her job and works with authors all over the world from the U.S. to Tokyo.

WHO IS

Lindsey Erickson?

Lindsey Erickson is the illustrator of the children’s book, The Knock. Lindsey has enjoyed creating art since she was a child. She decided she wanted to be a professional artist at the age of seven. She is a graduate of College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine. Besides illustrating, Lindsey has spent a lot of time working on the ocean as a deckhand and making cheese on goat farms. She lives in Topsham, Maine with her husband and cat.

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