Mandy Oviatt is a disabled veteran of the U.S. Army and currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with her evil wizard husband and two ferocious and terrifying mini schnauzers.
She has a Masters' degree in History from the University of Houston, Clear Lake.
Mandy is the oldest of 5 children, with only one brother. Other than writing, she enjoys video games, reading, blogging, and has lived in Georgia, Florida, Texas, and Germany. She maintains blogs at landofnerds.com and moonsedai.wordpress.com, where she discusses her own struggles with chronic pain and illness.
Her personal Nectar and Ambrosia are Dr. Pepper and M&Ms, though she would never turn down Firefly, Doctor Who, or Star Wars.