AR Neal is a talented entrepreneur, writer, editor, and educator. A New Jersey native, she now lives in Southern California, where she works online, using her doctorate in education and technical certifications to teach master’s and doctoral students. She maintains a blog, where she focuses on sharing her writing progress and offering flash fiction (, and she’s an enthusiastic Thomas Dolby fan. Knowing Abbie is her third published novel, following Life in the Floating City and After.