Molly F. Norwood
Pen Name: None Connection to Illinois: Norwood lived in Rolling Meadows and Carbondale. Biography: Molly F. Norwood is the wife of another Illinois author, William R. Norwood. Her book, The Waiting Game, is about her cancer diagnosis in 1999 and her own personal battle with the disease. She wrote it to help others who personally face or have loved ones who are facing breast cancer.