R.L. Medina was born in the Amazon, adopted, and raised in the US. At age six, she vowed to hate reading forever. That hate quickly turned to love (or obsession) and by age eight she was filling every notebook she owned (or found in her mother’s office) with her own stories. Now a mother herself, she juggles her time between a semi-feral five-year-old and all the quirky, diverse characters that demand her attention. When she’s not exploring all the Sci-Fi and Fantasy worlds in her head, she enjoys life with her family in Florida