Kirsten Shonle is a first-time author from Portland, ME where she lives with her husband and three boys. Shonle is introverted, artistic, creative, and humorous. Outside of writing, she also enjoys painting, reading, and creating memes. When she was fourteen, Shonle moved with her family from Colorado to Maine. Her husband supports her and her mental illness, and she loves her three humorous boys and two stepchildren. Shonle’s mission is to become an advocate to end the stigma that surrounds mental illness.