A graduate of the University of Southern California, Cory has a B.A. in English-Creative Writing, and spent time studying literature at Cambridge University in England. By the age of twenty-five, she had garnered writing credits on the hit television show, "The O.C." and had been asked by Scholastic to pen three young adult novels based on the same T.V. series. She is the author of the award-winning Love Sick, a memoir about dating, life in Hollywood, and dealing with MS. She’s a yoga teacher whose essays have appeared online with Everyday Health, Psychology Today, XOJane, The Mighty, and Elephant Journal.