Caroline Kepnes is a native of Cape Cod and the author of many published short stories. She has covered pop culture for "Entertainment Weekly", "Tiger Beat", E! Online, and Yahoo. She has also written for television shows, including "7th Heaven" and "The Secret Life of the American Teenager". Her directorial debut short film, " Miles Away, "premiered at the Woods Hole Film Festival. Caroline is a Brown University graduate now residing in Los Angeles in the same building that the Hillside Strangler once called home. She spends a lot of time on Cape Cod.