Jolinda Mäkinen is a self-published author and artist with a degree in film-making from the University of Canberra. She loves bringing stories to life with words, drawings and pictures on the screen, and hopes to create many more magical tales to come. Currently located in Finland, she is turning her attention to future projects after finishing her first series, the Bladewing Trilogy. Art and illustration are her main passions alongside writing, and she has illustrated the children's book "Zacatras!" by Daniel Martin.