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Bev Walton-Porter

Editor , writer , creativity consultant

Bev Walton-Porter, American writer, creativity consultant, editor.

Talent/Svc. scholar Phillips University, 1984.

Member, American Indian Science & Engineering Society, Mid-America Romance Authors, Romance Writers of America, Oklahoma Writers Federation, Enid Writers' Club (president/ executive board - 1996-1999, Best of the Best Poetry 1996), Sisters of the Scribe, Pikes Peak Writers Club, Editorial Freelancers Assoc.


Walton-Porter, Bev was born on December 17, 1964 in Covington, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Leo Conrad Walton and Shirley (Schumaker) Walton-Thayer.


Student, Phillips University, 1985.


Loan processor, Federated Capital Corporation, Grafton, Virginia, 1985-1987.

Bank teller, customer service representative, Sovran Bank, Hampton, 1986-1987.

Collections clerk, Montgomery Ward Credit Corp and General Electric Capital Corporation, 1987-1990.

Account clerk, City of Enid (Oklahoma) Administrative, 1990-1996.

Back records clerk, City of Enid Police, 1996-1997.

Sole proprietor/ owner WP Wordworks Freelance Services, Enid, 1997.

Instructor-short stories, International Writers' Club, 1997-1998.

Contest coordinator, Random Acts of Kindness-Tennessee campaign, 1997.

Freelance writer/editor, 1997 to present.

Editorial assistant, Eye on the Web, 1998.

Book author, 2005 to present

Contract editor, SBPRA, 2008-2010.

Managing editor, SBPRA, 2010-Jan 2013.

Exec. editor, Triple Crow Publishing, 2012.


  • Other Work

    • Charter columnist A-Writers, 1997. Marketing director Domestique, 1997. Public, editor Scribe and Quill, since 1997.Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member Mid-America Romance Authors, Romance Writers American, Oklahoma Writers' Federation, Enid Writers' Club (president executive board since 1996, Best of the Best Poetry 1996), Sisters of the Scribe.


  • Philosophers & Thinkers


  • Writers

    Murakami, King, Gaiman, Crichton, Sedaris, Ronson, Rice, Roach, Gilbert.

  • Sport & Clubs

    Denver Broncos

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, forensic psychology, gaming, fiber arts, music, sweepstakes, contesting.

  • Music & Bands



Married Gary Allen Porter, July 20, 1985. Children: Jonathan Taylor, Brittany Elizabeth. Widowed May 14, 2001.

Married Paul T. Sninchak, Jr., August 17, 2008. No children from this marriage.