Patty Copeland has been a member of Romance Writers of America and Chicago North RWA for decades and has been published by Kismet Romances for Meteor Publishing Corporation and Precious Gems, a former line of Kensington Publishing Company. Patty also wrote a business column for a local newspaper and published non-fiction articles in local and small national magazines. She currently acts as media manager for a boutique Scottsdale law firm, supervising and editing their newsletter, blogs and other marketing materials.