Growing up in Ontario, Canada MJ was the only child of a single mom. Her passion for the arts ignited at a young age as she wrote adventure stories and read them aloud to close family and friends. The dramatic arts became a focus in high school as an aid to understanding character motivation in her writing. Majoring in Theatre Production in University with a minor in English, she went on to teach both elementary and high school for 10 years throughout Simcoe County.
MJ currently lives with her husband and young son in Ontario, Canada. She is keeping busy these days running a website to help new and emerging authors that provides avenues for author platform building. MJ also continues to edit and write freelance as she continues her sci-fi series The Chronicles of Xannia. Book 1, Time's Tempest, is currently available on Amazon. Book 2 will be released fall 2015.