Janet Bettag is a career administrative professional, freelance editor, and an award-winning writer. She served for more than seventeen years as Administrative Assistant to the Chief of Police at a municipal law enforcement agency.
Her first book, Normal, is the true story of the author’s survival and recovery from a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. It poignantly and humorously addresses dealing with altered self-image, finding ways around barriers, and appreciating the play of serendipity and synchronicity in our lives.
Janet’s previously published works include magazine articles and book reviews. She also participated in scripting the 2011 production of The Voices of Valhalla. Her short story, “Collette’s Conundrum,” won an award in the 2010 Missouri Writers’ Guild JoAnna Dale Sponsors’ Contest for best paranormal or mystery short fiction.
Born near Clarksville, Missouri, Janet grew up in the St. Louis area. She now lives in O’Fallon, Missouri with her husband, Mike, where she enjoys gardening, spending time with her family, and spoiling her grandchildren. She is currently writing a ghostly novel.