Karrie Loomis is the author of The Rocking Horse a stranger-danger middle grade fiction and is currently writing a book club fiction novel and personal essays. She is a U.S. Navy Veteran and holds a B.S. in psychology with a minor in world religions from Old Dominion University. Karrie serves on the Board of Directors for the Hampton Roads Writers Organization and is an assistant organizer of Tidewater Writers. She discovered The Muse in 2015 and continues to be a regular student, volunteer, host, and outreach teaching artist.