Orit Ackerman, a native Minnesotan, lives with her husband, two children, and three cats. She has written for TC Jewfolk, Kveller, and The Mighty. With a background in theater, writing plays is both new and familiar at the same time. After her first attempt at NaNoWriMo in 2017, she is now in love with writing fiction and is currently working on a book that may never see the light of day. She likes to spend her time reading, drinking coffee, and cooking for her blog, www.mostlyicookfood.com.