Samantha Lin was born in Shanghai, China, and grew up in Sydney, Australia. Throughout her twenty-odd years, she has been an accountant, bartender, English tutor, piano teacher, and Sailormoon. After dabbling in academia, she now holds a double BSc/BA and an MA in Romantic and Victorian Literary Studies. She is currently working on some novels, creating and writing iPhone games, and completing her PhD on “Shakespeare and the Soundtrack”.
Her poetry and prose have been published in numerous editions of the UNSWeetened Literary Journal, and her short story “Lily of the Valley” won NCLA‘s 2012 UK International Students’ Short Story Competition. She occasionally contributes to the Northern Irish food blog sugarpiece.
She is the lead writer and spokesperson of the independent games-development group, Tea For Three Studios. Consequently, she is responsible for every written word (and typo) you see in the Regency-set interactive graphic novel and role-playing game, Regency Love.