Ariel McKean is an aspiring comic book writer earning her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment at Full Sail University. She has had pieces of flash fiction published in her school’s literary magazine, and works with her friends and family on personal screenwriting and branding projects. Throughout her academic career, her works of fiction were published in school periodicals and local newspapers. Currently she resides in Virginia, and networks with local comic book artists and writers in her free time. She works as a data entry clerk for a local party supplies business, organizing item stocks and photographing new items. More information about her professional and academic endeavors can be found on her LinkedIn profile.