J. N. Courtney was born in Portland, Oregon and now lives and writes in upstate New York. She is a member of SCBWI, the international children’s writers and illustrators organization, and the local Rochester, NY chapter of this group. She has attended the international SCBWI conferences in NYC, and many regional writing conferences in the states of New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania to further develop her writing craft. She is currently working on the third and final book in the CLOUDSCAPE series. Writing brings her joy. She hopes that her stories will resonate with you.