Anne Frances MacDonald

Anne Frances MacDonald is the Acquisition Director for Indigo River Publishing and an author. Anne enjoys being able to support other authors through her position, bringing people's words to the world. Prior to working in publishing, Anne was a Special Education Teacher for the Escambia County School District for thirteen years. Working with kids allowed her to support her children and the community through education. She has been married for fourteen years and has two boys, ages eight and ten, both of whom keep her busy. As a working mother, she has many roles. Three years ago, she added published author to her list, publishing her first novel, A Lost Woman. Since then, she has published her second novel, The Blood Inside Me and is currently working on the next installment in the series. Throughout her many careers, she has always been dedicated to supporting others and her community.

Don’t Judge

Ever find yourself dealing with a difficult child in public? The "out of nowhere" tantrum, screaming, crying, stomping their feet, and all for the world to see and admire you as the parent who...

Summer Bucket List: Day Trips for Kids

The best part about summer for our kids is doing the things they never get to do during the school year. For my kids, these are fun excursions to surrounding areas. These activities go...

Summer Bucket List: What Can I Do at Home?

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Summer Bucket List: Things to Do in Pensacola

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Services for Autism Students in Pensacola

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Life Is All About Choices

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Figure It Out

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Being a Soccer Mom and a Soccer Coach

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How I Got Published

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Back to School Checklist

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