Carol Stubbs grew up with a love of reading and writing that was encouraged by her family. Her writing career has included being a journalist, freelance writer, English teacher, and author. She is also a potter and enjoys creating designs inspired by Louisiana swamps and bayous. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Louisiana State University and a Masters in Education from University of Louisiana in Lafayette. She is a member of the Louisiana Crafts Guild and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. As a part of the Louisiana/Mississippi region, she leads the monthly SCBWI Acadiana Critique Group. She lives in South Louisiana with her husband and two cats, and likes traveling to visit children and grandchildren. Since 2011, Nancy Rust and Carol have written five books together for readers of all ages.