Join Dave, The Caregiver's Caregiver, this Wed. 07/08/15 at noon PDT, (and anytime afterwards 24/7) as he interviews Bobbi Carducci, author of Confessions of an Imperfect Caregiver, the true story of the seven years she spent as an in-home caregiver for her mentally and physically ill father-in-law, Rodger.
She is a former senior staff writer for a Washington, D.C. area newspaper and wrote a monthly book review column for About Families Publications. Her short stories appear in the Chicken Soup for the Soul and Cup of Comfort Anthologies.
Her book for young readers, Storee Wryter Gets a Dog, won multiple awards for excellence and was named A Best Dog Book for Young Readers by Cesar Milan, The Dog Whisperer.
Bobbi started writing when she was eight years old. Her early works included short stories about Freckles, her three legged dog, and swimming in the icy creek down the road from her home in Owego, N.Y. Much of her writing still draws on real life experiences. Friends and family frequently note similarities in experiences shared by them and those of her fictional characters.
She is a long time member of Pennwriters, a national writers organization with over 400 members, serving two years as Pennwriters Annual Writing Contest Chair. She is currently on the Pennwriters Board of Directors as the Area 7 Representative, a position she has held for eleven years. In 2014 she received the Pennwriters Meritorious Service Award in recognition of her coninuing support of the organization and the membershp. She is a frequent speaker at writing conferences. She was the luncheon keynote speaker at the Pennwriters Annual Conference in 2013.