Kathleen Shaputis is the author of five books, numerous
ghostwritten books and a variety of articles. In her
spare time she teaches classes on writing and book
printing at local community colleges and writers
conferences along the west coast.
Her published works include: Grandma Online: A
Grandmother’s Guide to the Internet (Ten Speed Press,
2001) a humorous reference guide of over six hundred
web sites related to the joys and concerns of
grandmothers and fairy grandmothers the world over.
The Crowded Nest Syndrome (CF Publishing, 2004) is a
creative non-fiction look at the return of adult children.
Kathleen is well experienced in the headline lifestyles of
the baby boomer generation; her own life mimics a
soap opera of catch phrases and hot topics. She is
currently a post-parental adult housing both
boomerang children and grandchildren.
Changes in Attitude (CF Publishing, 2005) is a romantic
comedy set in southern California touting a slice of life of
three friends when one makes a sudden right-turn
down the maternal highway. Allie wants a father with a
PH factor, Parrot Head factor.
The third edition of 50 Fabulous Places to Raise Your
Family (Career Press, February 2006) was a
Sorry, You Can’t Enter Heaven (iUniverse, 2008) is a
dramedy about one woman’s adventures when she
finds she’s barred from Heaven for having cosmetic
surgery and altering her destiny. It’s a story of
empowerment and the choices people make in life.
Living in the Pacific Northwest, Kathleen enjoys
multi-tasking between work and writing, while cheering
her grandsons during Little League games or youth
football. Her husband, Bob, helps keep her on track.