Meet our Staff:
About Denise Ditto Satterfield: HWH Membership Outreach for Writespace
Denise, a native Houstonian, is a freelance writer who loves writing for children. She is the author of the children’s book titled, The Tooth Collector Fairies: Batina’s Best First Day which is a book about friendship and teamwork. It also encourages children to brush their teeth … but don’t tell them. She is currently working on the sequel, Decay Valley which should debut in early 2018. Denise also enjoys writing about a variety of other topics, often focusing on recollections from her childhood and growing up in Houston. Her short story The Art of Ironing was published in OMG, That Woman!, a woman’s fiction anthology released in April 2013.
Prior to her Writespace appointment, Denise was the Co-Executive Director of the Houston Writers House. She is an active member in the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) since 2012.
Denise graduated magna cum laude from the University of Houston—Downtown with a degree in professional writing. She published two short stories in the university’s literary magazine, The Bayou Review, and won first place in the creative-writing contest for her short story Summer Breeze.
About Rebecca Nolen: Socials Coordinator for Writespace
Rebecca is a writer currently residing in the downtown area of Houston, TX. She is the author of the middle grade fantasy, The Dry and the psychological suspense, Deadly Thyme.
Prior to her Writespace appointment, Rebecca was the Co-Executive Director. She is also an active member in the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) and Sisters in Crime.
Rebecca’s hobbies include illustrating with colored pencils, gardening, and reading suspense novels. Her history includes a great-grandfather who went around Texas teaching tree grafting techniques in the 1800’s. Rebecca’s grandmother was an exceptional gardener who took the time to teach Rebecca to love the outdoors. Master Gardener Rebecca uses a lot of gardening and wildlife facts in her fictional stories.
Rebecca edits other people’s books. email@example.com for a quote.