Tanya Coats Konerman is a freelance writer, editor and proofreader. She writes for local, regional, and national businesses, as well as online content providers. Tanya also writes for children, with a focus on picture books and middle grade nonfiction books. Tanya has over 30 years of writing experience, including more than 15 years of experience in advertising copywriting and public relations. In addition, she has a B.A. in Journalism and Psychology.
Tanya’s work has been published in At-Home Mother, Parents, Career Woman, and Employment News, as well as several technical magazines: Phone Plus, Public Communications, T.H.E. Journal, and Dealer News. She has written frequently for several Bloomington, Indiana publications, including Bloomington Business Network, Bloomington Monthly, the Herald-Times, and Martinsville Reporter. Her writing can also be found online at Livestrong, TheBump, e-How, and GlobalPost Parenting.
Tanya is a member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators), The Writer’s Guild of Bloomington, 12×12, KidLit411, Sub It Club, and the IN-Brown SCBWI Critique Group.
Tanya lives in the beautiful woods of Bloomington, Indiana with her husband, daughters, senior Goldendoodle, and three outdoor cats who are lobbying hard to move indoors before their next birthday.