Lorraine Jean Hopping grew up in small-town Michigan. At the age of twenty-one, she moved to New York City to launch a career in publishing, eventually making her way into the worlds of magazines, books, radio, software, board games, toys, and websites. She began her digital writing career in the 1980s with the adventure story "Escape from Antcatraz" (Scholastic), and her latest digital fictions are Inanimate Alice (narrative designer) and Mayan Mysteries (writer). Currently she enthusiastically explores the overlap between digital fiction, games, multimedia, and interactivity. Hopping lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan. For more information, visit lorrainejeanhopping.com.