Brandilyn Collins, bestselling author of over 30 books in the Christian market, is known for her Seatbelt Suspense® novels, her energetic and insightful speaking about God and His power to change lives, and her deep-level teaching of the craft of fiction. Many of her unique teaching techniques are based on the unique concepts presented in her book Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets a Novelist Can Learn From Actors.
Her first book, A Question of Innocence, was a true crime published by Avon in 1995. Its promotion landed her on local and national TV and radio, including the Phil Donahue and Leeza talk shows. Brandilyn's awards for her novels include the ACFW Carol Award (three times), Inspirational Readers' Choice, the Inspy, Christian Retailer's Best Award (twice), and Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice.