Karen Prince was raised on a wildlife farm in Zimbabwe; a perfect childhood for someone who always wanted to become a writer. Between searching for wild dogs and other dangerous creatures on horseback and cooling off in the nearby dam - which was occupied by at least one crocodile - it was a wonder she survived.
This chaotic life was balanced during the school term by the harsh discipline and unreasonable constraints of attendance at an all girls boarding school, an overnight train ride away. This was where Karen became an avid writer. Mostly of heartfelt pleas to anyone who would listen, to rescue her soon.
Switch! Is her first novel in the Kingdoms of Karibu series. A ripping yarn, set in a world that quite literally defies belief, where magic seeps into the drinking water for anyone to use or abuse, and the terrain is impossible to navigate without help from extremely risky sources.
The second and third books happened almost by accident. As a passionate evangelist for Scrivener writing software she spent more and more time teaching writers to use it. Eventually a step by step visual tutorial ebook seemed to be the easiest way to teach them. Then because the tutorials were visual, they needed to be broken up into two books. One for Windows Users and one for Mac users.