Monica Valentinelli is an author, narrative designer, musician, recovering caffeine addict, pet-lover, and artist who writes about magic, mystery, and mayhem… Sometimes, other “m”-words, too, like mind-bending and a wee bit mischievious. Her ever-expanding portfolio includes short stories, novellas, games, comics, essays, and pop culture reference books for media/tie-in settings and her original works.

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Award-winning author, artist, and narrative designer who writes about mystery, magic, and mayhem--sometimes all three! Newsletter about Monica's creative practices and her magic-filled life.