N.A. Shoemaker was born in 1989 in Allentown Pennsylvania, and raised in Macungie Pennsylvania. He has been crafting stories since around the age of ten. Since the discovery of two large brain cysts he has vowed to speak through his stories, art, and music to children and adults alike, empowering them to yearn for something more in life. He is the Amazon Bestselling, multi-genre fiction author of the Nightmares in the Dark series for teens/young adults, author & illustrator of "The Magic Gem" (children's book), "Inhibitions" (18+ romance), and his newest book "The Many Adventures of Mason: The Hyper-Nap Collection." He is also working on NITD book #3, 2 novels with other authors, and a YA short story.