Afman, Joan Conning


After college: (Two years:  SUNY Farmingdale, NY.)  Ten years in retail advertising, both as artist and copywriter; England Brothers, Pittsfield, MA., and McCurdy’s, Rochester, NY.

Marriage:  22 years to Rev John Afman, Congregational clergyman:  taught Sunday school, organized Summer church school programs, wrote and edited church bulletins, was Christian Ed director in three churches.

College: went back to school: earned BFA with honors from Hartford Art School, West Hartford, Ct., MAed from Central Ct, State University, New Britain, Ct.

Taught art seventeen years Hartford Public Schools.

Retired to Florida.  Took two correspondence courses in writing, one for children, one for novels, etc. Joined critique group, wrote and published seven novels.  (Some with self-publishing companies, some with e-publishers.  Also edited several years for Wings e-press.

Looking for free-lance writing assignments.  Reliable, grammatically correct! Works well with deadlines.  Email me at or call me (561-741-3601).  Anxious to work.




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