About Hydy

Born in Michigan, she spent her young life surrounded by fields and trees. Always an avid reader, she was introduced to The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings in sixth grade. She went on to devour books by Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Robert Jordan and Terry Goodkind and any other fantasy novels she could find.

She attended Denison University with an eye towards Astronomy, but soon found her true calling in the Creative Writing department. Her first published story, Shattered Dreams, was posted to ShadowKeep Zine when she was 21.

She has lived in Cork, Ireland; Brisbane, Australia; Boise, Idaho and various locations around Michigan and Ohio. A freelance editor, gamer and always a voracious reader, she currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband, surrounded by friends and family.