Born in New Orleans and now a native of Mandeville, Gina Russo worked in the corporate world most of her life, retiring in 2007. She began writing as a hobby at a young age and eventually won an amateur writing contest several years ago. Gina is currently enjoying her retirement years pursuing her talent as a freelance writer.
She wrote the first Muffin story (There Goes That Song Again) which was well received on her Blog. This led to The Adventures of Muffin the Poodle Series.