BETTY DRAVIS was born in Hamilton, Ohio, one of seven children of John and Felda Barger. Her natural writing ability
was nurtured by a "great Ohio school system, caring teachers, and a loving family."
She is a sensitive writer, adept in many genres. Her fourth book (first nonfiction) was published in May 2009. It's titled
DREAM REACHERS and is a compilation of inspiring celebrity interviews, including Clint Eastwood, Jane Russell and Ted Kennedy,
along with gifted up-and-coming artists. On this book she collaborated with poet and celebrity interviewer Chase Von.
This talented woman is also the author of: 1106 GRAND BOULEVARD, an epic romantic thriller; THE TOONIES INVADE SILICON
VALLEY, a young adult fantasy adventure; and MILLENNIUM BABE: THE PROPHECY, a mystery adventure. She also has short stories
published in an anthology and her Amazon Shorts continue to be best-sellers.
She is a retired, award-winning California journalist and newspaper publisher who also hosted a Cable TV talk show. She
was listed in two WHO's WHO books, is an honorary Kentucky Colonel, former member of Romance Writers of America, and former
member of Sigma Delta Chi and San Jose Newspaper Guild.
Dravis has a large family in Silicon Valley, but now resides in Central California where she's writing a sequel to "The
Toonies Invade Silicon Valley" and has other Works in Progress (WIPs). She is also working to promote Stem Cell Research,
along with her daughter Mindy James whose son Seth suffered a spinal cord injury. Read Seth's story at:
Of writing, Betty says, "Writing a book is like sliding down a rainbow; marketing it is like trudging through a field
of 'chewed' bubblegum on a hot, sticky day."
For more about this author, visit her website at: