Audrey Wick is a women’s fiction/romance author and full-time English professor at Blinn College in Texas. She also serves on faculty at the San Miguel Literary Sala and contributes to Writer’s Digest. Her writing has appeared in college textbooks published by Cengage Learning and W. W. Norton as well as a variety of literary journals. Wick believes the secret to happiness includes lifelong learning and good stories, but travel and coffee help. She has journeyed to more than 20 countries—and sipped coffee at every one. See photos on her website audreywick.com and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.