Writing has not only been Shirley Jump's Life, but also
passion. She wrote her first published article at the
of eleven and was hired as a reporter for a weekly
newspaper at twelve. In the ensuing years, she wrote
than 3000 articles for national and local publications
before turning her writing skills toward romance novels.
Originally from Massachusetts, she received a bachelor's
degree in English from the University of Massachusetts,
graduating with honors. She now lives in the Midwest
her husband and two children.
In addition to writing for Silhouette Romance, Shirley
writes single title romantic comedies for Kensington