Had a passion for writing and drawing, even as a child. Was accepted into a Special Art high school. Decided to be a teacher, as she was not in a position to work full-time on her writing and art when she graduated. Completed four University degrees whilst working. Had a long and enjoyable career as a primary school teacher, all the while working patiently on her writing and art whenever there was a spare moment. Became a published author. Now is able to combine her passion for writing with her love of art and photography, including smatterings of her hobbies of gaming and creating 3D worlds.