Always writing poems and short stories, Roanne served on her high school yearbook staff (Urbana, OH Tower) for three years. Continuing to write, she also pursued interests in music by teaching beginner piano lessons for eight years, as well as performing at small venues, weddings and social clubs. She was the club musician at The Clintonville Women's Club from 2006-2010. She also performed on weekends at Mozart's Cafe and Bakery in Columbus, OH from 2005-2008.
Earning an associate business degree in Retailing Mid-Management, Roanne has over 30 years of experience. Specializing in customer service, sales, merchandising and display, she has worked in numerous gift shops and department stores in various capacities, including cashier and manager. She has represented many national product brands through promotions, advertising and product placement.
Putting her collection of poems into print, she self-published "Poems and Prose....for how life goes" in 2012. Roanne went on to write the mystery/dramas "Lies and Promises of the Secret Moon" and "The Echo of the Trail Remains" in 2013. "The Season's Assurance", an inspirational short story was published in 2014.
Roanne has also written over two hundred articles on topics including health, US news, business and entertainment. Relying on keywords and good headlines to attract viewers, she is familiar with current SEO techniques.
Studying Travel and Tourism and Hospitality Management from 1993 to 1994 only added to her already fondness for US domestic travel, landscapes and destinations. Fours years of work history took place with AAA Ohio Auto Club as a travel advisor, studying maps and working to help people fulfill their dreams.
Adding to her talents and skills, Roanne has also enjoyed serving others through part-time catering jobs. Working at a variety of events, Roanne is versatile and ready to help others.