Charlotte Gerber resides in Upstate New York with her husband and two children. She works as a full-time freelance writer and photographer covering topics on just about everything from gardening to the paranormal. Charlotte also writes how-to guides and mystery books for teens.


  • SUNY Empire State College: B.S., Community and Human Services

Detailed Experience

Educational Background

Charlotte received her B.S. degree in Community and Human Services from Empire State College in Saratoga Springs, New York with a minor in Psychology and Mental Health Services.

Library Director and Book Store Owner

Charlotte served as her local library's director for five years where she managed the summer reading program and storybook hour. She has been a member of the New York Library Association- Youth Services Division and served on the Advisory Board for the Literacy Volunteers of America. She is also a member of the National Educator's Association.

In her spare time, Charlotte owns and operates Gerber Ink, a store selling rare and antiquarian books.

Published Author

Charlotte is the author of several books. She is the author of Shannon O'Reilly: A Haunted Life, which is the first book in a mystery series for young adults. You'll find her book listings on Her future focus will be on recording audio books.

Paranormal Background

Charlotte has also served as the director of the Southern Tier Paranormal group in Corning, New York and uses her experiences with the group to help her write informative articles on this topic.

Hobby Photographer

Charlotte is an avid photographer and vintage camera collector. Her first camera was a Polaroid Land Camera; today she uses both digital and 35mm cameras. She won the 4-H County Award for Photography when she was 17 years old in Steuben County, New York.

More About Charlotte Gerber

Want more details about Charlotte's work? You can visit her official author website as well as her page on LinkedIn.