Amy Neal is a Canadian writer based in Ottawa, Ontario. As an author and reader, she gravitates toward thrillers, horror, and speculative fiction, but here on Amy Neal Writes, you'll also find her blog in which she shares her thoughts on writing, creativity, and productivity.

Amy has a Bachelor's degree in Humanities and English Literature. During her studies, some of her short fiction was published in her college's literary journal, North. 

Since then, Amy has published And the Ivy and Other Stories, a collection of short stories that you can get for free from most e-book retailers. Read it today, and remember to leave a review!

I think we ought to read only the kind of books that wound and stab us. If the book we’re reading doesn’t wake us up with a blow on the head, what are we reading it for?
— Franz Kafka, letter to Oskar Pollack, 1904