Lisa Godwin lives on 10 acres in the middle of a dark, rainy forest in Oregon with her husband, teenage daughter and two dogs. This dedicated urbanite now counts as her neighbors a bobcat, several packs of coyotes and an owl named Bobbie. Lisa works from home, is self-employed as a writer and editor, and specializes in writing about health care for her clients. She also writes personal essays, and her work has appeared in Blunt Moms, Oregon Home Magazine, Scary Mommy and XO Jane. You can reach her on Facebook.