Annie Cronin Romano is a speech-language therapist and blogger. She graduated from Boston College with a degree in English, then went on to earn her teaching certification in high school English and a master’s degree in communication disorders. She contributes to the groupblog “24 Carrot Writing,” which focuses on writing strategies and maintaining motivation for writers. Her personal website features writing tips and some ofher works in progress. She’s on Twitter as @AnnieCRomano and has around a thousand followers. She lives in Massachusetts andis an active member of SCBWI and The Writer’s Loft. Her first book, <i>Before You Sleep</i>, will be published by Page Street Kids in fall 2018.