NYT bestselling author/ghostwriter Joni Rodgers began her publishing career 20 years ago with two critically acclaimed novels: Crazy for Trying and Sugarland. Bald in the Land of Big Hair, her memoir about going through chemotherapy as a young mom, was an international bestseller and book club favorite. Her most recent novel, The Hurricane Lover, was an Amazon #1 bestseller. As a ghostwriter, Joni has collaborated with extraordinary people in entertainment and politics, including Rue McClanahan, Kristin Chenoweth, Swoosie Kurtz, Justin Bieber, Ambassador Nancy Brinker, HGTV's Junk Gypsies, Elizabeth Smart, and many others. Her most recent project, The Most Beautiful: My Life With Prince, by Mayte Garcia—debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list. As a story strategist and dialogue doctor, she’s contributed to a variety of projects, including an Oscar nominated screenplay. Joni and her husband, artist/chef Gary Rodgers, are cofounders of Westport Lighthouse Writers Retreat on the Pacific coast in Washington State.