Craig Turner

Craig Turner

Craig Turner
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Craig Turner was born in the living room of his family home in the small, sleepy hamlet outside London called Walton-on-Thames. He was delivered by his father after the doctor left the house claiming the baby was not due for another two weeks. His parents, both U.S. citizens, moved back shortly thereafter to Connecticut, where the family lived for seven more years. They subsequently moved again to Houston, where Mr. Turner spent the remainder of his childhood.

He graduated Cum Laude from the English Honors Program at the University of Texas and then worked for the Texas State Legislature as a legislative aide for a state representative. Prior to moving to Washington, D.C., to embark on a career in journalism, Mr. Turner spent six very productive months traveling 15,000 miles across North America in a rusty van with a missing gas cap. His journeys took him from the northern Canadian wilderness across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, all the way down to Mexico and Central America. Among the many harrowing experiences he endured was getting lost in the world’s largest cave after his only flashlight had lost power.

In the late 1980s, Mr. Turner embarked on a journalism career when he was hired by a Madrid-based company to write advertorials of foreign countries for the Washington Post Magazine. Government Information Services then hired him to cover state and federal budget issues on Capitol Hill. He later left Government Information Services and served as director of communications for three Washington, D.C. companies. In 1998 he founded his own business in the music industry. He has been managing this business ever since in addition to writing copiously on the side: He has published more than 250 articles on a variety of topics in newsletters, newspapers, magazines, and a music-industry trade journal.

His writing spans a wide variety of styles, including news and feature stories, advertising copy, brochures and catalogues, and even proposals to win large federal government contracts. He has also contributed to several books, including the international bestseller The Power of Miracles: Stories of God in the Everyday, by Joan Wester Anderson. He is the author of two forthcoming books: Words of Faith and Words of Hope. Both books will be released in 2014 by St. Benedict Press.

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Links to some of Craig Turner's articles:

Encounters with a New Age Apostle

Heaven Scent – This Rock Magazine

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