Gretchen is a teacher, writer, blogger, mom, and actress. She works at the Civic Theatre of Allentown as well as for her business, Studio G. Allentown. She teaches creative writing, academic writing, public speaking, storytelling for marketing, and personal journaling to all ages. She's available for private coaching as well. Awarded the Allentown Arts Commission Arts Ovation Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Literary Arts in 2014, Gretchen Klinedinst Furst is an accomplished writer and co-author of Mommalogues, a play produced by Civic Theatre in 2012 and in New York at Marvel Repertory Theatre in 2013. Her play, mentioned above, is now a book with a new title: Made From Scratch: Tales of Women who Take the Cake.