M.L.Rigdon grew up in historic Galena, IL and spent most of her time in the museum of her aunt, who encouraged her interest in history and understood the need to cherish a dream. She started writing in secret in her teens and never stopped, merging it with her mother’s encouragement to study theater and music, which led to performing in the Midwest, California and as far away as Austria.

Her favorite genre is fantasy, but since she loves to read everything, she also writes contemporary, romance, and YA. (Yes, she knows you’re supposed to stick to one genre but can’t stop herself.) Rigdon has twenty-nine titles on Kindle, including the final book in the awarding winning fantasy SEASONS OF TIME trilogy, and writing historical romance as Julia Donner, starting with the Friendship Series, THE TIGRESSE AND THE RAVEN, an RWA contest finalist.

She never forgot what it was like to write alone as a girl and is a happy member of Summit City Scribes. A concern for the failing educational system led her to develop Your Futures in Ink, a panel of local and regional authors, who go into schools to answer questions about writing. She also assisted poet Mia Elkovsky Phoebus in the compilation of AN I NOT LEFT BEHIND, available on Amazon.

If you’re interested in more, visit me on Twitter @RigdonML



1 thought on “Bio”

  1. M.L.R., I’m very pleased to see that you’ve updated your bio to note your theater and music experience (which you’d previously forgotten to include) in the first paragraph. I hope you don’t mind my concluding this comment with a song you sang (in a more sultry manner than Vivian Blaine in this clip, I’m told) when you played “Adelaide” in Frank Loesser’s BUYS AND DOLLS:

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