​​​​Brenda Wilbee's MA Hood
► My Vitae

MA: English / Professional Writing
Western Washington University

BA: Interdisciplinary Studies / Creative Writing 
Fairhaven College: WWU

 AA: Graphic Design  
Whatcom Community College
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Skagway: It's All About the Gold, 2013
Taming the Dragons, 1991
Sweetbriar, 1983
Sweetbriar Bride, 1986
Sweetbriar Spring, 1989
Sweetbriar Summer, 1997
Sweetbriar Autumn, 1998
Sweetbriar Hope, 1999
Thetis Island, 1986
Shipwreck!, 1991

Audio Cassette Tapes, six per cassette

Fiction That Sells, 1987
Romance That Sells, 1988


Guideposts Daily Devotionals, 1994 - 2008
Women's Devotional Bible #2, 1995
Guideposts Best Loved Stories, 1988
Inside Religious Publishing, 1991
Shipweck! (condensed), 1998


hundreds of articles, short stories, and radio scripts


University and College Level

Western Washington University: English 101
Whatcom Community College: English 98, 101, 102
ITT Technical College: English 101
Skagit Valley College: English 104

Grade School Level 

Blaine School District, Home Connections Program: Hudson's Bay Co. History ♦ WA State History ♦ College Composition

Community Education

University of Washington Experimental College:  Romance ♦ Fiction ♦ Nonfiction ♦ Historical Writing
Lake Washington Vocational Technical Institute:  Romance ♦ Fiction ♦ Nonfiction Historial
Writing Chuckanut Writers, Bellingham, WA: Fiction ♦ Nonfiction ♦ Fictional Techniques for Fiction

Professional Seminars (partial list)

Warm Beach Writers Conference, 1984 - 1989
Pacific NW Writers Association Midwinter Conference, 1986, 1999
Pacific NW Writers Association Summer Conference, 1984 - 1988
Seattle Pacific University Writers Conference, 1983 - 1987
Writers Information Network, 1987
God Uses Ink Writers Conference, 1987, 1988, 1989
Write On The Sound Writers Conference, 1999, 2000
Evangelical Press Convention, 1986
Elder Hostels, late 80s and early 90s

SPEAKING (partial list)

Cherry Grove Historical Society, March 2002
The Log House, March 2001
Eastside Writers, September 1983, May 1986
Bellevue School District Librarians, January 1986
Kiwanis Club of Seattle, late 1980s
SW Seattle Historical Society, Oct 1989, Mar 2000
Bellingham Lions Club, late 1980s
State Centennial Celebration, Nov 1989
Village Books, May 1999
Whatcom Community College, May 2001
Seattle Freelances, April 2001
Mercer Island Library Author Day, 1995, 1996
Bellingham Arts Fair, early 1990s
Presbyterian Librarians, early 1980s
Dorcas Women's Retreat, 2003

DESIGNING: Illustration, Layout, Covers, Typesettting, Websites, Ads, Corporate (partial lists)


Bellingham Opportunity Council
Windstar Cruises International
Nationwide Tobacco West Coast
Andy Helman Creative Enterprises
Companion Flag International
Roy Wilbee
Museum of History and Industry
Whatcom Community College
Eagles Club
Federal Way Historical Society


Judy Williamson—brochure
DDA Publishing—stationary, logo, business cards Handprint Arts • posters, catalogs, newsletters, flyers
Cascade Christian Services—newsletters TYCA • postcard, program cover
A&E Travel—brochure
The C Shop—packaging NW Arts • booklet
Pacific NW Writers Association—newsletter
Whatcom Community College—program booklets, clue board 4'x4'
Federal Way Historical Society—brochure
Habitat For Humanity—brochure, business card
Andy Helman Creative Enterprises—stationary, business card, bookmark
Roy Wilbee—memorial brochure
Betty Wilbee—memorial booklet
J. Edsil—sell sheet, bookmarks
Lauren Edsil—sell sheet, bookmarks
Al Foxx—poster

Cover Design

Forever Books
WINN Communications
Whatcom Community College
J. Edsil
Lauren Edsil
Roy Wilbee 
Al Foxx
The C Shop
Lisa Weitkamp


WINN Communications
Forever Books
Premier School Agendas


Jack Moore
Outdoor Pethouses
Inner Landscapes
Handprint Arts
Judy Couchman
Tresa Goodfellow
Habitat For Humanity


Bellingham Herald—Special Assignment 
Habitat For Humanity—newspaper
Nationwide Tobacco—bulletin board


Premier Graphics, 1998-1999—Art Specialist
Premier School Agendas, 2007-2008—Graphic Designer and Typesetter
Whatcom Community College, 2002-2007—Graphic Design Lab Associate and TA
Handprint Arts, 2005—Art Center Coordinator, integrating artists w/disabilities into larger art community


Title III Education Grant, "Technology For The Classroom"


Wheelchair Water Skiers, summer 1991 Romance Writers of America, summer 1988, 1989


First Place, Inspirational Nonfiction, 2008—Pacific Northwest Writers
Outstanding Academic Achievement & Scholastic Excellence, 1988—Western Foundation of Western Washington University
Writer of the Year, 1985—Warm Beach Writers Conference
First Place, First Person Experience Article, 1985—Evangelical Press Association
Washington Centennial Bookshelf, 1989—Sweetbriar, Sweetbriar Bride


Pacific NW Writers Association

2001 & 2002Served as summer conference Volunteer Chair, orchestrating 50 volunteers
1988Designed and implemented workshops for summer program, bringing in over 150 editors, agents, speakers, and instructors; lined up radio/TV interviews for guests
1987Introduced new attractions for summer conference that remained in place for fifteen years

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