Barbara A Schnell


In a career devoted to full-time employment avoidance, Barbara has restored a California bungalow, set a record on $25,000 Pyramid, and came in last on Jeopardy. Two of her short stories have been published and she's a six-time winner of the SCWA flash-fiction contest. Her debut novel, First Year, got excellent reviews. Her second novel, Marianne Moves On, won an NIEA for Chick Lit. Oh! and she's also a member of SAG/AFTRA. She lives in Los Angeles with her patient husband and two cats. For more information and links to Barbara's work, go to