Jacquelyn has worked as a professional writer since 1991. She has received numerous awards for her technical writing, but creative writing was always her passion. After writing poetry, children's stories, and screenplays, Jacquelyn embarked on The Soterians series, a series of five fantasy novels for young adults. You can read the first novel, Rising Shadow, for free on her web site (www.soterians.com), or purchase the paperback. As an advocate for volunteerism and service, Jacquelyn donates 20% of her royalties to the charities listed on her site.
In her spare time, Jacquelyn enjoys martial arts, triathlons, skiing, playing music, and volunteering. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their daughter.