About/Credentials

Kim Jacobs is the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction. She writes non-fiction under her given name, Kim Jacobs, and fiction under the pen names of Maddie James and Sophie Jacobs.

Kim has possessed a creative spirit since she was a young girl growing up in Ohio farmland, where she liked to draw horses and read about girls who lived on ranches, and where she learned to sew and took piano lessons. She took every art course in her high school but eventually studied Home Economics in college, earning a Bachelor of Science in Vocational Education, followed by a Master of Science in Education, and additional credentials in Early Childhood Education.

She worked for 20 years in public school systems before moving into non-profit education work where she directed education programs and headed up the professional development and publishing wings of the organization. Along the way, she honed her writing style and found her voice with the written word, whether the piece was non-fiction or fiction.

For nearly six years (while also working in education) she owned a small publishing company and worked with up to 80 authors to jump start their careers. Kim has written academic books, chapters, articles, and curricula. At the time of this writing, she has published numerous works of fiction, from short stories to novels. Her current works-in-progress include: a book on writing, books 4 and 5 in a time travel series, 2 western romance novels, a paranormal YA series, and well, more.... (Ideas and finding stories are not a problem.)

At her core, Kim is a writer, artist, teacher and mentor.

To view or download a professional resume, please click here. (link coming)