Maxine Douglas first began writing in the early
1970s while in high school. She took every creative writing course that was
offered at the time and focused her energy for many, many years on poetry. When
a dear friend’s sister revealed she was contracted to publish a romance it was
all Maxine needed to get the ball rolling. She finished her first manuscript in
a month’s time.
A Wisconsin native, Maxine currently resides in
Oklahoma with her husband. While Maxine and her husband may miss their family
and friends in the north, they both love the mild winters Oklahoma has to
offer. They have established a home in a town southeast of Oklahoma City. They
have four grown children, two grand-daughters, two Quarter Horses (mother and
son), and a German Shorthair Pointer. And many friends they now consider their
Maxine is a current member of Romance Writers
of America, Oklahoma Romance Writers of America, having served as 2016
President and 2015 President-Elect, and the Wisconsin Romance Writers of
American, and EPIC-The Electronic Publishing Industry Coalition.
Maxine writes in a number of genres ranging from western historical to contemporary to cozy mystery to paranormal/time-travel and on occasion erotic romance.