Monica Paige DePaul was born on Staten Island, New York, and grew up in Palm Coast, Florida. She holds an M.A. in English from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, and taught writing to college freshmen and sophomores there for five years.
Now, she substitutes in Duval County Public Schools and is highly involved in local politics, with the goal of first teaching high school classes and then running for Congress. She is dedicated to providing quality education to all students.
Her writing has a hard-hitting satirical edge that she uses to poke fun at anything deserving of it. She loves writing elaborate action scenes that put characters in harrowing situations. Her favorite settings include paranormal, fantasy, and science fiction.