Sharon Skinner holds an M.A. in Creative Writing. Her work has been published in a number of local, national and international publications. She previously served for eight years as the Executive Editor of Anthology magazine, a small press literary magazine published in Mesa, Arizona. Sharon is an active member of SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) and serves as the Assistant Regional Advisor for SCBWI AZ. Her first fantasy novel, The Healer’s Legacy, was published by Brick Cave Books in May 2012. The Nelig Stones (2013) is her first middle-grade fantasy.