Journey of Fritz Franke
urrently a member of the Heroes Writers Group, Fritz continues to write and has had some recent stories and articles published in local newspapers and magazines.
Fritz’s previous writing experiences were as a newspaper columnist in the early 1980s with the University Journal; one of the student newspapers at the University of Virginia. In the early to mid-80s, Fritz was the Marketing Manager and Editor for the advertising firm, Word Merchants. In the late 1980s, Fritz designed, edited, produced, and wrote for the employee newsletter of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Virginia. Recently, he has written and edited numerous IT technical articles and documents for the University of Virginia and other technical and marketing documentation in both the private and public sectors.
Additionally, Fritz is a graduate of the University of Virginia’s McIntire Commerce School in 1983 with a double concentration in Management Information Systems and Human Resource Management and an undeclared minor in Psychology. He recently pursued additional coursework in creative writing from UVA and currently resides in Shadwell, Virginia.