Kelly Simmons

Kelly Simmons is a former journalist and advertising creative director specializing in marketing to women. She lives with her family outside Philadelphia. Please visit her website at

Books by this Author

The Bird House
Standing Still

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. when the croutons are gone, the salad is finished

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. i understand, and empathize, with every human condition

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. the suffragettes. i have bone-deep, ancestral female anger

Q. What do you regret most?

A. i have only slight regret for my wasted, and I do mean wasted, youth.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "that is totally unprecedented"