Atinaj is her author name. She is a native of California. Atinaj has an AA degree in Child Development & Administration. She loves being around children. She has been a foster mom for 6yrs, she has adopted a little boy who is 11 years of age. The Purple Cow was written because of him. He enjoyed her telling this story to him so often till one day he said mom you should write a book to make other children happy, for that's what the story did for him and he love the story so much.