Bethany is a novelist and children's book author from Milwaukee. She currently lives in California, but dreams of one day living in The Shire.

Some of her favorite things are Spinal Tap, Guinness, Harry Potter, yoga, Fruit Pastilles, Maker's Mark, and the Oxford comma.

She has been writing books and short stories since she was six years old. Her first book, "The Bird That Kept On Coming By Me" was published in 1986 by her first grade teacher with a little help from some colored masking tape and cardboard.

Her first novel, "The Interview", was self-published in April of 2011. She is currently working on a middle grade trilogy.