Meet writer Betty Bolte

Updated: Dec 30, 2020

Betty Bolte (photo provided)

Writer Name: Betty Bolte

Location: Alabama

Years of Experience: Professional writer/editor since 1995

Available for writing projects: No

Niche/Beat/Genre: Historical fiction; fiction with supernatural elements; romance fiction

Portfolio website:

Other websites/blogs:

Books (if applicable): 25+ and counting; printable list available at

Favorite food: Baked salmon, with fettucine alfredo and steamed broccoli

Writing tip for fellow writers: You can't fix a blank page; finish writing your piece/story before worrying about improving it.

Bestselling, award-winning author Betty Bolté is known for authentic and accurately researched historical fiction with heart, and supernatural romance novels.

A lifetime reader and writer, Betty has worked as a secretary, freelance word processor, technical writer/editor, and author. She’s been published in essays, newspaper articles/columns, magazine articles, and nonfiction books, but now enjoys crafting entertaining and informative fiction, especially stories that bring American history to life.

Betty earned a Master’s Degree in English in 2008, emphasizing the study of literature and storytelling, and has judged numerous writing contests for both fiction and nonfiction.