Catherine Spangler is a bestselling and award winning author of the Sentinel Series
(urban fantasy romance) and the Shielder Series (science fiction romance). She is a
two-time Golden Heart finalist and a RITA finalist and has received numerous other
awards and honorable mentions.
She’s an active member of Romance Writers of America and her local chapter, Dallas
Area Romance Authors. A frequent speaker at writers’ groups and conferences, she
has taught workshops on the creative process, writing techniques, writing paranormal
romance, and goal setting.
Catherine lives in north Texas with her husband and a menagerie of critters. She loves
reading, taking naps on the sofa with a good football game for background noise, eating
chocolate, and playing poker.
Her fun fact: I celebrated the sale of my first book, Shielder, by drinking champagne
from a plastic cowboy boot mug. My critique partners brought four of them to my house,
along with the champagne. Drinking champagne from those cowboy boot mugs every
time one of us sold a book became a tradition, which we still honor.