I'm Barbara Schading and I'm the author of a range of published (and in the works) writings! From non-fiction to fiction, short story to novel to children's stories, and even technical scientific journal articles, I've done most types of writings.
Barbara Schading completed her bachelor’s degree in Horticulture at Michigan State University, then went on to Cornell University for her master’s and doctorate degrees in Plant Pathology. She conducted part of her dissertation research at an international agricultural research center in Colombia and Peru, thanks in part to a fellowship from the Organization of American States.
Upon her return to the United States, she met her future husband, Richard Schading, and they later moved to south Texas where she worked as researcher for the USDA Agricultural Research Service. After several years, she and Dick moved to Washington State to work for a private firm, which later moved them to central Florida where they still reside. She currently works for the USDA-Animal Plant Health Inspection Service in Melbourne, Florida.
Barbara writes in a variety of media, from short stories to novels, from fiction to non fiction. She lives in Central Florida with her husband, three children and two cats.
Click on the "My Works" tab above and use the left panel to download beginning chapters of "Closure" "Disclosure" and "The Intentional Error" as well as excerpts from "A Civilian's Guide to the U.S Military."