When she isn’t writing, Malinda Fugate serves full time as the Children’s Education Director at a church in Southern California. She earned a communications degree with a theatre emphasis from Azusa Pacific University, then worked behind the scenes for Christian radio stations in Los Angeles.
Her writing includes The Other Three Sixteens, published by Ambassador International in May 2020, and the self-published activity-filled devotional, Bible Time for Active Kids. Additionally, she has been a commercial copywriter and written various faith-based stage plays. She also co-produced "A Single Girls Guide To", a lifestyle blog and web series.
Malinda lives by the beach with her pup, Yoshi, where she often creates art, reads, or explores the many adventures to be found in her neighborhood and beyond.