Nugent was born in Portland, Oregon, the elder of two siblings. She
moved from Portland at 24 years old to Virginia where she resides today
fifteen years later.
April worked in the public eye for most
of her working career. With her outgoing character, she has been
able to engage people from all lifestyles. She has an infectious
personality and a captivating sense of humor.
April knew she always wanted to write.
In middle as well as high school, she excelled at creative writing and
art classes. She continued her writing aspirations by taking a few
courses in college but didn't set her own novels in motion until after
her daughter was born in 2009. Throughout her adult years, she has
encountered a variety of people with whom she has worked with as well as
acquaintances in her personal life that have inspired and supported her
vivid imagination. Utilizing all of the tools of life, her thoughts, memories,
humor, and challenges presents her with a variety of story lines for her
books. Being a stay-at-home mom has allowed time for her to express
herself in her writings and to achieve this life-long goal of being an
Besides writing, she also enjoys other
forms of art and expression. She occupies some of her pass time with
genealogy, woodworking, stained glass, traveling, photography and other
crafts. She also makes time to hike and swim in addition to her morning
boot camp workouts. She is active in many seasonal sports and outdoor
activities such as boating & skiing when time permitted.