Born and raised in Western NY State, Shawna never expected to move too far from home. She craved adventure, but that adventure pretty much stayed in her head.
Then, after finishing college, she had the opportunity to spend a year in Australia, and she took it. She met her husband while there and now, close to two decades later, she lives in the middle of tropical Far North Queensland, about a kilometer from croc infested waters.
She and her husband have three kids and she still loves nothing more than staring out the window daydreaming and making up a good story.