Joan Campbell is a South African writer who lives in Johannesburg with her husband, two teenage daughters and a menagerie of pets. She has had several short stories published and is the co-author of the season-themed novel, "The Christmas Tree Treasure Hunt". In November 2014 she will release a devotional book entitled "Encounters". Joan enjoys outdoor activities and particularly cares for the African bush and conservation issues, the theme of some of her short stories. She also blogs on the topics of identity, creativity and faith. According to Joan, "The great thing about being a writer is that you're never alone...there are always voices in your head!" Currently these voices are the characters of the Young Adult Fantasy trilogy she is writing.