Charlene Tess taught English and creative writing to high school students and adults for over thirty-five years. She is listed in Who's Who in America. She has worked as an educational consultant helping other teachers use her Simple Steps to Sentence Sense grammar books and writes for several educational web sites.
Since she retired from teaching in public schools, she devotes her time to writing educational materials and writing fiction and teaching fiction writing to adults. She is the author of eight novels and four nonfiction grammar eBooks.
Charlene is a native Texan. She is currently homeschooling her grandson. She and her husband Jerry spend their free time traveling to promote her books and visiting with their two daughters and their three grandsons.