Cheyanne Young is a native Texan with a fear of cold weather and a coffee addiction that probably needs an intervention. She loves books, sarcasm, and collecting nail polish. After nearly a decade in engineering, she now writes books for young adults and works in education.

Fun Facts

  • I can say the alphabet backwards.
  • I’ve written over 100 manuscripts, most of which were ghostwritten for secret pen names.
  • I live near the beach but I can’t swim.
  • I love all things Halloween, Hello Kitty, and Glitter.

  • I’m an introvert who likes public speaking.
  • My hobbies include books, nail polish, tattoos, and trying to keep plants alive.
  • I have two dogs, a rescue lab mix named Nova and working K-9 German Shepherd named Quinn. I also have a rescue cat named The Cat.
  • I was born on Thanksgiving Day, which might be why I love pumpkin pie.
  • My writing has been rejected over 100 times (and counting.)
  • I type 129 words per minute.
  • My favorite shows are true crime, Bob’s Burgers & The Office.
  • My students think I’m cool.
  • My teenager does not.

  • My love of writing came from reading fan fiction. (Yes, it was Twilight.)
  • My love of books came from my 2nd grade English class.
  • I love cinnamon in my coffee.
  • I get a fancy overpriced cupcake to celebrate every finished manuscript.
  • I didn’t watch Star Wars until the pandemic and now I’m a huge fan.
  • I thrice wrote 10,000 words in one day.
  • I am a middle child complete with the middle child personality.