Author & Entrepreneur
Christine K. Bailey is a both a writer and entrepreneur at heart. She has more than 17 years of experience writing for a variety of publications, and building marketing and sales operations for innovative, new startups. Her work — both fiction and non-fiction — has appeared in various print and online publications, including Phoenix magazine, Arizona Bride, Southwest Meetings + Events Magazine, and The SiNK literary journal. She writes regularly about travel and business.
Inspired by her time as an Arizona wedding and event planner, Bailey wrote the travel guide Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona and Central Arizona Great Destinations: A Complete Guide, which was released in November of 2007. The 2nd, full-color edition Explorer’s Guide Phoenix, Scottsdale, Sedona & Central Arizona, A Great Destination was published in 2011. Also published in 2011 was Phoenix: A Photographic Portrait with photographer Paul Scharff. Her most current book 100 Things to Do in Phoenix Before You Die from Reedy Press is due out in fall of 2015.
Bailey also writes for travel site Bindu. You can find her articles, tips and suggestions about Sedona.
Arizona Travel Talks
Bailey has also spoken at resorts, libraries and other venues around the state as part of her Travel Talks series, where she engages the audience in lively discussions about their favorite things to see and do across the state.