Sharon Haddock is a former full-time writer and editor for The Deseret News. She currently does freelance writing from her home in American Fork where she lives with her fellow journalist husband Marc Haddock. They have 12 children and 28 grandchildren, love to travel and play Dr. Mario. Sharon was born in Rigby, Idaho and grew up in Idaho Falls where she was a correspondent for The Post-Register while still in high school. She attended BYU on a double art and communications scholarship and started working for The American Fork Citizen as a writer and columnist in 1970. She worked for several years at The Provo Daily Herald as a food editor and beat reporter before starting work at The Deseret News in the Utah County Bureau 17 years ago. She edited the Utah Valley Life magazine for three years, worked for The Mormon Times for two years and left the paper in December 2010. She has a popular personal blog: sharonhaddock.blogspot.com. She also enjoys oil painting and magic.
Oct 24, 2018 9:32 am MDTCookbook review: 'Cast Iron Kitchen' makes cooking with cast iron easy, satisfying The pictures of the food featured in Jesseca Hallows' new cookbook "Cast Iron Kitchen: 50 Fresh, New Recipes" are gorgeous and the recipes are simple, destined to become family favorites. The only obvious problem? How to choose which one first?
Apr 21, 2018 11:00 am MDTBook review: Teens, mechanical dragons battle the big one in 'Embers of Destruction' In "Mysteries of Cove: Embers of Destruction," the question isn't so much how the young heroes will save the day but why are the grown-ups apparently willing and even happy to be serving the enemy dragons?
Dec 7, 2017 10:31 am MSTNew American Fork big band aims to 'play it all' John Miller, known as the longtime director of the award-winning American Fork High School Marching Band, is teaming up with fellow musician Roger Liston to form a unique pop/rock/jazz band they expect will have fans dancing in the aisles.