Angela Orlowski-Peart is a Young Adult and Adult fiction writer and freelance editor. She completed her first novel, Forged by Greed, which will be published in summer 2012. She writes in multiple genres, including paranormal, fantasy, urban fiction, sci-fi, and short stories. Angela is a member of Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Western Washington Chapter (http://www.scbwi.org) and several writers’ and readers’ networking groups on Linkedin and Goodreads. In 2010 she established a successful critique group of Young Adult writers. Those who know her, including her past employers, marvel on her natural organizational skills and self-discipline. Angela was born and raised in Poland. She describes herself as “European born, American by choice”. She is passionate about reading and writing, watercolor painting, fashion—especially stilettos, rock climbing, organic food and gardening, environment and family issues. She lives in the Seattle area with her husband, two children and a very independent but desperately cuddly cat.