J.M. Moore started her career in the banking industry and has over ten years of experience in that field. J.M. decided to leave banking in 2008 to dedicate her effort to her passion for art and writing, as well as continue her education. J.M. holds an Associate of Arts degree in Psychology and three in Liberal Arts with areas of emphasis in Humanities & Fine Arts, Physical & Biological Sciences, and Social & Behavioral Sciences. J.M. was raised in South Burlington, Vermont and has lived in several states throughout the United States. She currently resides in California and is an Arts & Culture columnist at a prominent Los Angeles based publication. Other interests include interior designing, antiquing, numismatology, and watching black & white movies.