JL Brooks is a bestselling contemporary novelist and motivational entrepreneur. A former women's health columnist, she infuses her passion for story telling with philanthropic endeavors. Her writings have been used to support The Amanda Todd Legacy, Books for Heroes, the Avon Breast Cancer Walk and most recently the research of Dr. Vincent Tuohy, the creator of the breast cancer vaccine. In 2015 she was the Program Director for the RT Readers and Writers Roundup, and co-hosted the "Business of Self Publishing" seminar at the RT Book Lovers Convention in Dallas, TX. Her latest project with Storybook Makeup, raises money to purchase personal cosmetic kits for women going through chemotherapy and partnering with other beauty industry professionals to offer free sessions.