Toni graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Ohio University. Toni and her husband have lived in Curtice, Ohio for the past 22 years.
Her first novel, Out of Grace (ACW Press, 2000), sold over 700 copies. She plans to release her second novel, Hidden in the Light, in serial form later in 2022.
Her third novel placed as a semi-finalist in the 2017 Somerset Book Awards (a genre division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards) and in the 2020 Serious Writer Inc.’s Writer of the Year Award. It also was the runner up in the 2020 Great Novel Contest, sponsored by the Ohio Writers’ Association. (Name left out purposely as it is under consideration for another award. - March, 2022)
Toni has also been published in magazines and devotionals such as The Upper Room and also in Chicken Soup for the Soul - The Forgiveness Fix and The Blessings of Christmas.