Born in The Land of Enchantment, my guest today is a novelist whose work has appeared in Family Circle Magazine, Military Times, and several anthologies. A 2021 WILLA Literary Award Finalist in contemporary fiction for her novel, The Flying Cutterbucks, she has been writing professionally for more than forty-five years. Her debut novel, The Final Salute, was a 16-year effort released on her 50th birthday. It was featured in USA Today, The Associated Press, and Military Times. She’s a two-time finalist for the Military Writers Society of America Writer of the Year Award and recently talked about “Not Giving Up” at their national conference in New Orleans. She resides in North Texas and is working on her sixth novel. Welcome to Authors Over 50, Kathleen M. Rodgers.