Linda Mitchell Maddox grew up in the Hudson Valley in New York State and moved to Oregon after earning a BA in Psychology at SUNY-New Paltz. She now lives with her husband and youngest of three sons at their home in Bend, Oregon, where she works as a certified Speech Language Pathology Assistant at a nearby middle school. Besides writing, she also enjoys gardening, reading, singing, photography, card making and hiking the trails of Central Oregon. She has a passion for educating children and a special place in her heart for kids with disabilities. Resonating the Sound is her first novel.