As a way of coping with sadness and loneliness in her childhood, author Sharen S. Peters began writing poetry in her teenage years. She has been writing ever since but just recently has begun to share her words in hopes it will help other lonely children. Sharen graduated with an MBA from the University of Connecticut and has a Dental Hygiene Certificate from the University of Pennsylvania. She resides in New England with her husband Tom. Their 15-year-old sheltie, Rebel, has become a part of their family story.