Sarah Vance-Tompkins was born in a small town in northern Michigan. She received an MFA in Film Production from the University of Southern California, and went on to work in feature film development. Prior to film school, she wrote and produced radio and television commercials. A working writer, she has been paid to write everything from obituaries and press releases, to breathless descriptions of engagement rings. She and her husband, The Handsomest Man Alive™, live in Southern California with three cats.
Sarah Vance-Tompkins earned an MFA in Film Production from the University of Southern California before working in feature film development for ten years. Prior to film school, she began her media career as an on-air radio personality and commercial copy writer. Since that time she has always been paid to write. From working as a staff reporter for a weekly entertainment trade publication, to fashion and beauty copy writing, and most recently as a social media strategist.
She is a member of the Los Angeles Romance Authors RWA, the Contemporary Romance RWA, and Young Adult RWA. Her first full-length New Adult novel will be published by Swoon Romance in April 2016. THE FAIRY GODMOTHER'S RULEBOOK has won multiple awards. Brenda Chin selected it as the first place winner of the 2014 Imajinn A Romance Contest. It also finished first place in the New Adult category of the 2014 Fantasy Futuristic & Paranormal RWA On The Fair Side Contest, and the Chesapeake RWA Finish The Damn Book Contest. She is currently working on more New Adult and Young Adult manuscripts.