Joni Sensel is the author of Feeling Fate: A Memoir of Love, Intuition, and Spirit (2022). She’s also the author of more than a dozen nonfiction titles for adults, five award-winning novels for young readers, and articles in a variety of print and online magazines. A certified grief educator, she has recently focused her teaching and writing on creativity, spirituality, and experiencing grief. Sensel's adventures have taken her to the corners of fifteen countries, the heights of the Cascade Mountains, the length of an Irish marathon, and the depths of love. A Pacific Northwest native, she lives at the knees of Mount Rainier in Washington State with a puppy who came into her life as a gift that reflected afterlife influence.