Amy Jones has been happily married to her own version of Edward Cullen for seventeen years. She lives in the small town of Tabor City, North Carolina (close to the North and South Carolina shore) with her husband Kelly and their two beautiful children, Olivia and Keaton.
Amy loves reading and writing Young Adult because she finds young people inspiring. She appreciates how teens are able to look at the world with a fresh perspective and willingly open their minds to the endless possibilities that life has to offer. She particularly enjoys writing strong heroines who face problems head on, learn, grow and mature into the type of people who do the right thing.
When Amy isn’t reading and writing, she teaches high school theater arts and dance. To say that Amy has a flare for all things creative would be an understatement, just don’t ask her to assemble anything that requires instructions or sadly, you will be out of luck!
“You are unique, and if that is not fulfilled, then something has been lost.” ~ Martha Graham
Donna Dull (AKA Elizabeth Sharp)
A self-proclaimed techno-geek, Donna lives in a quiet subdivision with her husband, cats and far too many electronics. She has a near crippling Facebook addiction, dwarfed only by her need for Dr. Pepper. Aside from spending far too much time creating worlds she loses herself in, she is an artist. It wasn’t a life-long passion for her, like writing, but now they rival each other in holding her interest. She also makes her own jewelry and is generally a crafty person. But her first love will always be writing.
Amy Evans is a storyteller, wife, and mother with a life-long obsession with the ocean. In addition to writing books, she loves developing story worlds for all kinds of technology.
She loves dolphins, aliens and pugs, and sometimes writes for so long they all look like the same thing.
Clicks is her debut novel about instincts, a Surf Carnival, and the hottest beach patrol on the California coast. Clicks are the sounds that the universe makes when it warns you that your world is about to change forever. If you listen to them, you get on the wave before it crests; control your path, surf into your destiny. If you ignore them, the wave crashes around you, and you try desperately not to drown.
Amy Leigh Strickland
Amy Leigh Strickland was born Amy Leigh Albro on June 8, 1986 in a hospital in Nashua, NH. She was raised for eighteen years in Townsend, MA, participating in Drama Club, Girl Scouts, Art Club, Flight Student Literary Magazine, and the National Honors Society. Amy graduated as a Gold Award Girl Scout, as President of her school’s chapter of the NHS, and received the Flag Award for citizenship.
After graduating High School, Amy enrolled in the Savannah College of Art and Design. Amy earned her BFA in Performing Arts at SCAD, and she starred in Sharon Ott’s 2008 production of Oliver Twist as the title role. During this time, she also took advantage of her electives, studying writing, Shakespeare, and World Mythology. It was here that she met her future husband, Kyle Strickland.
In the summer of 2008, BFA in-hand, Amy returned to Townsend, MA to plan her wedding. She began writing her first novel while working retail and doing freelance web design work. On April 24, 2010, Amy married and became Amy Leigh Strickland. Days after returning from her honeymoon, Amy packed up and moved to Alabama.
Amy’s first published novel, Olympia Heights: The Pantheon, was released in July of 2011. Its sequels, Olympia Heights: The Weight of the World and Olympia Heights: The Blood of Athens followed. In 2013, Strickland published Rescue OR, Royer Goldhawk’s Remarkable Journal, an American steampunk adventure novel. Its sequel is expected in 2014.
Strickland holds a Masters of Secondary Education (English Language Arts) from the University of Montevallo.