Shayla Cherry is a writer and editor. She has a B.A. in Language Studies from UCSC, where she studied linguistics, Spanish, Portuguese, and creative writing. Shayla has years of experience editing everything from college essays to published novels. She loves working with language to restructure an essay, clarify a message, or change its tone. When not working with words, Shayla is out enjoying nature with her son or growing food on her island homestead.