Joy V. Smith has been writing stories since she was a kid and made her own little books. Her stories and articles have been published in print magazines, webzines, and anthologies; and her SF has been published in two audiobooks, including Sugar Time. Her books include Detour Trail, Strike Three, Sugar Time, Building a Cool House for Hot Times without Scorching the Pocketbook, and a collection of her published short stories: The Doorway and Other Stories. Taboo Tech is upcoming. Her ebooks include Hidebound, Pretty Pink Planet, Hot Yellow Planet, and Remodeling: Buying and Updating a Foreclosure. She lives in Florida with Blizzard the Snow Princess and Pemberley, the tortoiseshell cat..