Individual Author Record
Name: Courtney WestlakePen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT C:CHILD Fiction Non-Fiction Born: Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWestlake lives in central Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationCourtney Westlake's daughter, Brenna, was born in 2011 with a rare and severe skin disorder called harlequin ichthyosis. It was then that Courtney began a blog to chronicle their family life and experiences raising a child with physical differences and special needs. Her writing has also been featured on other sites such as Yahoo Parenting, The Huffington Post, (in)courage, and Good Housekeeping. Westlake has also written two digital books - "Celebrating Our Stories: Teaching Children about Differences and Kindness through Books" and "The Spaghetti Shots: How to Take Better Photos of Your Kids During Everyday Life".
'' That's How You Know'', Westbow Press , 2013 ''A Different Beautiful: Discovering and Celebrating Beauty in Places You Never Expected'', Shiloh Run Press, 2016