Audra Sanlyn grew up in Virginia, where she currently lives with her husband and son. After graduating from high school, she received a certificate in Business Management. She worked in the medical field through high school and college, and in 2011, decided to pursue a writing career. She self-published The Journal under the pen name Audra Johnson in 2012 and received an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts in 2015. She is now staying at home with her family, writing freelance and promoting her second novel.