Rebecca Nietert, is a speaker, blogger and author of Heart of Gold, Chasing Fairytales and Provocative Confessions. She currently speaks at women's empowerment seminars, and church affiliations. She founded both Bayou Writer’s Club in Mandeville, Louisiana, and Lone Star Writer’s Club in Plano, Texas, where she hopes to inspire new authors to tell their story. She’s celebrating her 25th wedding anniversary and has just adopted three children who lost both their parents due to cancer. She and her husband have two biological children of their own. Rebecca's blended family resides in Murphy, Texas.