Bethany Dvilinskas started writing when she was nine years old. Throughout high school, she found her love of writing after encouragement from one of the English teachers. Bethany continued to plan and write novels until being able to self-publish her first novel at twenty-one years old called The Secret Five. Bethany went to community college and got her associates degree in Liberal Arts. Bethany took a couple years off to work and travel for work until getting a new job and was able to go back to school, where she is currently getting her bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing and English with a minor in Psychology. Bethany was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at the age of five years old. Bethany loves to spend time with her self-trained Diabetic Alert Dog, Jackson, his trusty sidekick cat brother, Loki, and advocating for Type 1 Diabetes research and sigma surrounding mental health.