Clarissa Burton, EdS, AKA Queen of the Pen, is an educator, published author, poet, essayist, blogger, and public speaker having been published in the Charleston Post-Courier, the KC Star, Flourish Mag, and the KC Small Biz Monthly, BlogHer, and HubPages. She is a Navy veteran. She has a B.A. in Psychology, an M.A. in Business, and an EdS in Higher Education and Adult Learning. Clarissa lives in the Midwest.