Billie Winterholer

I was born 66 years ago, the youngest of 3. My father was in the US Naval Submarine Service, and was stationed here just before I was born. I've lived here all my life.

I was married to the beautiful Wanda (Deck) Winterholer for 33.5 years, and are parents to two girls, and grandparents to 4 boys and a girl. I lost Wanda to ovarian cancer in May, 2012, before the birth of our 2 great-granddaughters.

I have worked as an electrician, electrical technician, radiological worker, truck driver, laborer, sign technician and, now, as IT for a major retail chain. I have enjoyed hobbies from hiking and camping, to electronics, computers, music and writing.

In the late 2000s, I learned about gender dysphoria, which explained feelings I'd had for most of my life—feelings I kept to myself, fearing being found out. I realized what I felt wasn't a mental condition, but a natural condition shared by many who are coming from closet as I am. My preferred pronouns are she, her, and Ms.

My subject interest for writing varies greatly. My time of self-discovery lead to two transgender romance novels—Transition and Making Dull the Thorns. However, my last two novels are part of a trilogy, a space opera, involving an intersex person in Earth's future. I love writing and telling stories, and I hope you'll enjoy them.

Billie Winterholer