Averill is an aviation data analyst by day and a young adult novelist on evenings, weekends, and lunch hours. She holds an Advanced Diploma in Aviation Management and a Bachelor’s Degree in Adult Education. She flew a plane before she ever drove a car and that passion took her to a career in aviation and education. She leverages her Type-A organizational skills and love of creative writing to lead the Ottawa Writer’s Circle, a large community of writers in Ottawa, Canada. Through the OWC and local libraries, Averill has taught several workshops on writer’s craft and the publishing industry.
Averill grew up in small-town Southwestern Ontario and now lives in Ottawa, Canada with her giant Maine coon, Tassy. In her free time, she enjoys reading, swimming, baking, and relaxing with friends.