Lynn Grabhorn began her professional life in advertising in New York City. She also founded and directed an audiovisual educational publishing company in Los Angeles, and ran a mortgage-brokerage firm in Washington. Her main claim to fame was The New York Times bestseller, Excuse Me, Your Life is Waiting. She died in 2004.
Mina Parker is a freelance writer, editor, and mom. Her other books for Conari are Half Full, Mother Is a Verb, 100 Good Wishes for Baby and Her Inspiration. She has also worked as an actor, a grant writer, and an administrator for several non-profits. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.