About Amanda Trumpower
Amanda Trumpower writes for Jesus lovers who dig dragons, detectives, and droids.
She’s a twin mom to Jayce and Justine. She’s also a second-generation homeschooler who married a second-generation homeschooler.
Her favorite D&D class is druid for the spell flexiblity and the shapeshifting.
Her second favorite class is beastmaster ranger. Despite the subclass being critically underpowered and underappreciated.
(Get on that, Wizards of the Coast.)
When she and her husband are not watching Star Wars shows, playing RPG video games, or rolling dice in a D&D campaign, they can be found in their board game room—yes, there is a dedicated room—playing complicated games after their twins are allegedly asleep in bed.
Despite having survived both grad school and infant twins, she has never drank a cup of coffee, although she does have a passionate love for hot chocolate.
Amanda writes mysteries, adventures, and speculative fiction for homeschool kids. Her books are high on humor and relationships with an overt biblical worldview.
Currently, all her books exist within the Collar Cases Universe, an anthropomorphic world with an investigative journalist inspired by Superman’s Lois Lane and the worldbuilding of Disney’s Zootopia.
As a former children’s librarian and summer camp counselor, Amanda feels most at home wearing costumes in public and leading games for kids. She also has a passion for teaching student writers.
Her academic education includes an English BA from Malone University and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Kent State.
Her industry education includes Jerry B. Jenkin’s Christian Writers Guild, Author Media’s Obscure No More and Book Launch Blueprint, and more.