Karen Eisenbrey lives in Seattle, WA, where she leads a quiet, orderly life and invents stories to make up for it. Although she intended to be a writer from an early age, until her mid-30s she had nothing to say. A little bit of free time and a vivid dream about a wizard changed all that. Karen writes fantasy and science fiction novels, as well as short fiction in a variety of genres and the occasional poem if it insists. She also sings in a church choir, plays drums in a garage band, and was surprised to find herself writing songs for her debut YA novel The Gospel According to St. Rage (Pankhearst, 2016), a finalist for the 2016 Wishing Shelf Book Awards. A YA wizard fantasy, Daughter of Magic, will be released by Not a Pipe Publishing in 2018. She shares her life with her husband, two young adult sons, and two mature adult cats.