About the Author:
Carmen Verrier is a life-long word nerd and plucky farm girl who was raised in a butcher shop. Completely peculiar. She now lives on the shoreline of Moose Lake, Alberta Canada— just a lasso toss, away from her childhood home cattle ranch. She’s a serial entrepreneur who made a 10 year pit-stop in the Alberta oilfields by co-founding 2 successful service companies that are thriving in existence today. Carmen loves writing about everything and enjoys helping people to brand their new start-up companies and side-hustles. Digital design, target marketing, and viable tax-dodging-tips, get her fired UP!
She’s the wife of a pipeline-boss, a mother of two and bilingual, but she’s also been: a ballerina, a cold-flow-oil single well battery operator, a newspaper columnist, oilfield magazine contributor, a Red Seal Journeyman Hairstylist, and an accomplished yoga instructor who just bought a vintage Suzuki motorbike. Phew! Carmen is a chameleon who loves to make people laugh. She’s a quick-study and remains constantly curious—she’s just recently fired up her 4th corporate start-up: Pulp Cottage. Carmen is also currently studying the art of technical writing at Mount Royal University. She “can’t stop, won’t stop” until short stories and essays are cool again!
Carmen is passionate about sharing her often tough-learned- road-to-success tips, to women of all ages. She’s a total Xennial*. She’s a cheer-you-on sorority sister, and does her best creative writing at 3am while her family sleeps. Carmen’s writing is best enjoyed when read aloud to your friends, when you’re feeling stuck, or when celebrating a big win!
* Xennial: Definition | People born in this range of years, had a [mostly] analog childhood with a digital upbringing.“
She’s a fast-living, hard-loving, Virgo transition queen that wants you to, “Buy the ticket and take the ride.” — Hunter S Thompson