Cassandra Ulrich was born on the beautiful island of St. Croix, United States Virgin Islands, located east of Puerto Rico. Living in the tropics allowed her imagination and day dreams to flourish. For years, she wrote poetry and entered competitions. However, only many years later did she discover joy in writing stories longer than a few pages.
She published her first young adult novel, “A Beautiful Girl”, in April 2011. The inspirational novel has already touched many hearts ranging from teens to adults.
Her second novel, “Love’s Intensity”, is a teen paranormal romance and was released on July 11, 2013.
Her third, “Billiard Buddies”, a New Adult romance novella, was released on May 24, 2014.
On June 25, 2014, she published/released “Real Purpose: You Are Special”, poetry written while in high school and college. She released “Life Experienced” later that summer.
On June 25, 2016, she published/released two more poetical compilations: “Encouraging Through Sharing: A Christian’s Perspective” and “A Love Gift”. I Exist. Hear Me. won first place in the South Jersey Writers’ Group 2018 Poetry Contest.
She also has one manuscript, If It Kills Me, in contract with Keith Publications, and her short story Zale’s Tale won a spot in “Beach Fun” released by Cat & Mouse Press in October 2018.
South Jersey Writers’ Group voted her ‘Writer of the Year’ for 2018 and again in 2021.
Short story, Battle at Kitee, made it to the semi-finals in the Mad Scientist 2019 Science Fiction Writing contest.
New Adult novella, “If It Kills Me”, was released on September 21, 2020.
YA SciFi Adventure, “Danny R.O.S.S.,” was released on November 1, 2020.
In 2021, two non-fiction stories got published in Chicken Soup for the Soul’s “I’m Speaking Now” and “Tough Times Won’t Last But Tough People Will.”
Her latest, Black/African American Romance, “Just Between Us,” was released on January 20, 2022.
She is also a Do What’s Write Writer’s Group & Podcast co-host.