Luisa Plaja is the author of several novels for young adults as well as non-fiction, educational books and short stories published by Penguin Random House, Hachette and Raintree, among others. She has also published novels under more than one pen name. Luisa has a passion for stories and words, with a background in dictionary editing, television subtitling and linguistic technology. She has grappled with writer’s block and found inspiration in the unlikeliest of places. While working on her next books, she teaches English and creative writing online to students all over the world.