I like gravy.
This has nothing to do with the rest of my bio, but I thought you ought to know.
About the writing thing...
I wrote my first play when I was six and made my brothers perform it for my parents. I charged gum wrappers for admission (a steal, in my opinion, considering I had handed out the gum wrappers ahead of time). While I seriously doubt you'll be seeing any of my formative work on Broadway anytime soon, I can credit these early experiments with the first of many important lessons I learned about writing: no matter how brilliant your manuscript is, some kid can go streaking across the living room, and totally undermine your vision.
Cue the lightbulb moment. People like funny stuff!
I never quite gave up on the writing thing, even as I earned a Master's degree in art history and spent a decade in the corporate gulag, but in those quiet moments when expense reports had been filed and to-do items checked off, the funny people in my head kept talking to me.
What came out was an amalgamation (vocabulary!) of all the things I love: funny stuff, art, psychology, food, people, and paranormal critters!
Et voila! The Case Files of Dr. Matilda Schmidt, Paranormal Psychologist were born.
When I'm not sitting in my office watching cat videos and pretending to write, I like cooking, knitting (badly), wandering through museums, attacking late night Thai food with my face, and contemplating numerology.
I live in Texas with a surly cat named Patches.