Amanda M. Thrasher was born in England, moved to Texas and resides there still. She’s an award-winning author of YA, MG, Early Reader Chapter, and Picture books. She’s the recipient of multiple awards. Award details here: News & Awards
Amanda was contracted to write a graphic novel titled What If … A Story of Shattered Lives. The publication is part of the Driving on the Right Side of the Road (DRSR) program, developed by the Law-Related Education Department of the State Bar of Texas Law Focused Education, Inc., and the Texas Municipal Courts Education Center with funding from the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals and the Texas Department of Transportation. The purpose of the program is to offer a preventive educational program to encourage responsible decision-making when it comes to obeying traffic laws and to following safe practices.
What If… A Story of Shattered Lives was adapted into a reader’s theater for the Driving on the Right Side of the Road Program.
As the Chief Executive Officer at Progressive Rising Phoenix Press in addition to her regular duties, she assists authors with their work and shares her writing and publishing experience with others through school visits, trade conferences, and writing workshops.
Her latest release, CAPTAIN FIN, was based on a screenplay. She was contracted to adapt the screenplay into a novel for director, actor, and producer Kevin James O’Neill.
Amanda continues to write, speak, and conducts workshops for all ages.