Amy R. Johnson was born and raised in El Dorado, Arkansas. Currently, she resides in Plano, Texas with her husband and two sons. She received a Master’s of Education degree at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana. Always passionate about teaching, learning, and helping others, she teaches high school English and she is the coordinator of an intervention program for at risk students. She loves reading, writing and spending time with family and friends. Her purposes for writing are to shine a “soft and empathetic” light on painful life experiences, provide hope, laughter, joy and promote a “love affair” with literacy.