Julie McDonald Zander worked as an award-winning newspaper reporter and editor for twenty years before launching her personal history business, Chapters of Life, in 1999. (http://www.chaptersoflife.com/) Since then, she has published more than four fifty individual, family, company, and community histories.
Among her nonfiction titles are:
Since May 2007, Julie has written a newspaper column once a week for The Chronicle in Centralia, Washington. She also works as a freelance editor and book designer. She and her husband, Larry, have two grown children.