Shann Hall-LochmannVanBennekom has been a member of FaithWriters for over five years. Since May 2011, she has been a moderator on the forums as well as on the Kids' FaithWriter's webpage.
Shann is the mother of three outstanding young adults: Emily who works with counseling kids and their families; Quinten who is attending Duke Divinity and is in the process of becoming an ordained United Methodist Minister; Lydia who is studying to become a teacher. Her husband, Christopher, works with computers. They are thrilled to welcome their first grandchild in May. Emily and her husband Andy are expecting a little girl. Shann is thrilled and can't wait to start writing stories for the precious little one.
Shann enjoys writing and has a dream of one day finishing her children's Grow with Me stories that are about a girl named Wrigley Grace Fieldings. She has also done storytelling at summer recreation programs, local churches, and schools. Her first picture book, Tie My Shoe, was released in 2013 and has been a great success. She has had several articles and stories published online, in other people's blogs, and in newspapers.
Since joining FW, Shann began honing her editing skills and works as a professional editor.
Shann has gained so much from FaithWriters and is delighted to pay it forward by being been a challenge buddy to many writers ranging from level one all the way to Masters.
Shann has been blessed a thousand times over by FaithWriters and the site has helped her many ways. She's honored to be a member of this wonderful family called FaithWriters.