Meet Our team

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Founder & Owner

CATI GRAPE

Wife, mom of four little ones, home-schooled K-12th, writer, baker, travel lover; passionate about truth and helping others discover what matters most in this life; I adore chai tea lattes, chocolate croissants, a good book, and rainy days.

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Writing Instructor

MARINA STOILOVA

Wife, mom of three, living in Bulgaria; home-schooling mom. Undergraduate education in psychology & doctoral degree in neurobiology and anatomy; passionate about reading, writing, and worshiping the Lord.

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Writing Instructor

CLARA WILEY

Follower of Christ; homeschool graduate; learned to read at age 3 and a lover of words ever since; born and raised in Georgia around animals and books; passionate creator.

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Writing Instructor

MARY MONTGOMERY

Lover of creative writing and literature; piano teacher and public-speaking coach; creative at heart who enjoys painting, journaling, and drinking iced coffee.

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Writing Instructor

SHANNON CORMIER

Wife, homeschool mom of two, lover of animals, nature, and learning about different cultures. 

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Writing Instructor

DEBORAH DUDEK

Follower of Jesus, wife of 40 years, mom of four, grandmother of six, with a special passion for equipping people with the skills needed to write down and share their unique stories.

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Writing Instructor

EMILY HOSTETTER

Wife; homeschooled 7th-12th; lover of books and writing, good coffee and pajamas as well as animals and our little farm in Pennsylvania. 

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Writing Instructor

MICHELLE GERWITZ

Wife, mom to a little girl; various writing experience as well as experience working with people of many ages, to achieve goals and develop plans for success; lover of good books, cats, and coffee.

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Writing Instructor

OLIVIA LOPEZ

One of 10 kids; homeschooled K-12th; bookworm with a Bachelor's degree in English; half Puerto Rican; a creative mind and lover of God, the ultimate Creator.

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English & Writing Instructor

ELLEN GERWITZ

Wife, mother of three, grandmother of five, homeschool parent 1994 – 2012; passionate about history, genealogy, Spanish, grammar, and homeschooling; author of Honour of Kings History and Honour of Kings Spanish; I am a seeker of truth who is steadfastly running the race God has set before me.