Brenda Perlin was born in Los Angeles, California in the Sixties. She studied acting and photography after high school. Later, her true passion was ignited when she became interested in health and fitness and became a fitness instructor. At twenty-nine she started writing Shattered Reality during the time she was getting married. She put her story down shortly after the wedding and didn't pick it back up until she was forty-six and going through a divorce.
She now resides in Orange County, California.