Cynthia (Cyn) Morris has worked as a writer and editor since 1981. She has published 15 books, and written thousands of news and feature articles on topics ranging from camel farming in the desert to wormholes in outer space. A lifelong cruciverbalist, she has been solving acrostics since she was 8 years old, and constructing them since 2005. In addition to American Acrostics, she is the author of CynAcrostics and AnimaCrostics puzzles. More information about all three series can be found at www.acrosticsbycyn.com. From 1985 to 1995, Cyn was an award-winning science writer at the University of California, Irvine. She also has worked as the assistant regional PR manager for MCI Communications Corp., and as an account executive for a Newport Beach-based PR firm.