About the Author
Spurred by her dramatic success, she went on to write other works, an experience that found her cluing into the Mystery genre, flirting with the Melodramatic Teen style, and becoming better versed in the Embarrassing Poetry of Which We Shall Never Speak Again school of writing.
Yet, oddly, no one stopped her from attending Carnegie Mellon University for Creative and Professional Writing. And it was here she discovered that humor was in her heart.
This was a surprise, since the funny bone usually gets so much press.
Soon Jenn graduated from Carnegie Mellon and, with an inconvenient bent toward eating regularly, she took a job as a technical writer for a software development company. In the years that followed, she would move from the joys of explaining where the File menu was, to managing the company's marketing. This, she realized, involved a gleeful combination of Making Stuff Up and Actually Getting Paid for It; so she became a full-time marketing writer in a local advertising firm. She also continued to hone her fiction and her first published story, "The Last Great Play of Rosie Cosnowski" made its way into the Timber Creek Review.
Since those days, Jenn Thorson's stories have been published in the Humor Press, the magazine for the Lewis Carroll Society of North America, and Romantic Homes magazine. Her humor blog, Of Cabbages and Kings, has a regular following of readers--fine folks who are simply too polite to ask why the posts are never about monarchy or leaf vegetables. There Goes the Galaxy is her first published novel.
Jenn lives in Bertram Ludlow's hometown of Pittsburgh, but is definitely mostly sure she's never met extra-terrestrials there.