Jessica R. Soffian is a homeschooled 14-year-old living in Cary, NC with her mother, father, brother, and dog. When Jessica isn't reading or writing books, she likes to play with her dog, hang out with friends, draw, and watch Doctor Who. Jessica is a 3 time participant of NaNoWriMo, and the author of The Imprisoned. She is currently hard at work writing this year's NaNoWriMo novel; Daemons. Jessica's favorite authors are Kathryn Lasky, J.R.R. Tolkien, Rick Riordan, J. K. Rowling, and Neil Gaiman.