Amy Craven, a lover of words and a lifelong educator, graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA with a BA in English. After obtaining her teaching credential, she taught at her high school alma mater while earning her MA in education with a concentration in secondary curriculum and instruction.

Since 2002 she has been using her English skills in a variety of contexts from writing curriculum guides to critiquing essays to proofreading legal documents. In addition to homeschooling her own children, she teaches English online to middle and high school students. She holds valid Single Subject-English and Multiple Subject credentials in her state and is a Registered Instructor with the Institute for Excellence in Writing.