Connie's essay, First-Timer’s Approach to Teaching in a Non-Traditional Setting, appears in "Creative Composition: Inspiration and Techniques for Writing Instruction." Co-Editors, Lori A. May and Dr. Danita Berg. Editor (2015).
Connie's essay, Lost and Found appeared in Animal: A Beast of a Literary Magazine, Full Sail University's literary journal (2014).
Connie's essay, Valerie's Pen, was featured in The Scarab, Oklahoma City University's literary journal (2014).
Connie's essay, Learning to Fly, was featured in It’s About Living, a memoir anthology (2014).
Connie's essay, The Age of Boxing & Bedwetting, was featuring in Aspiring To Inspire, an anthology of essays and short stories written by women writers (2014).
Connie's essay, Double You, The Mathematics of Love, was featured in Eckerd Review (2008).
Connie's essay, Jingle Bell Rock, garnered a national grand prize in a music and memories holiday writing contest sponsored by Staples and Avery Labels. The prize was a vintage style Wurlitzer jukebox, valued at $9,000. (2004).
Connie's Author Watch profile featured on Durham Editing & eBooks website (2014).