A former percussionist, banjo player, dachshund owner, and innkeeper, P.J. currently works (and plays) part-time as a pediatric nurse practitioner.
P. J. primarily writes board books and picture books. Her writing style varies: prose, rhyme, and lyrical.
She follows recommendations from other writers:
She likes giraffes and carousels and she loves to laugh.
"Writing is a lonely job."
- Stephen King
"My characters are as real
as a child's imaginary friend.
I'm not alone. Not really."
- P. J. Purtee, 2020