L. C. Hayden received her Master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She taught English, journalism, and creative writing at Irvin High School for twenty-eight years and retired in 2001. She then became a full-time author.
Besides being an accomplished author, Hayden is a popular presenter who is often in demand. She has conducted workshops, done school presentations, has spoken to clubs and organizations, and was hired by several cruise lines to speak about writing while cruising all over the world.