is a software developer
by day, young adult author
by night. She was first published at the age of eight through a writing and illustration contest for young authors, a promising start which was quickly squandered as it coincided with her home getting the Internet. While attending high school in Rhode Island, she enjoyed brief Internet fame as a webcomic artist and comedy writer
, and still insists she invented the pirates vs. ninjas meme. She currently lives in Boston, where she enjoys drawing pictures of elves
. Her first gay & lesbian young adult novel, Don't Ask
, was released in April 2013.
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