Cyntrenna Palmer was born and raised in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her love of writing and literature led her to receive a degree in English from the University of South Carolina. Cyntrenna resides in the Upstate of South Carolina. She is a lover of a good cup of coffee and can be usually found with a cup in hand. "Hurts Like Brand New Shoes" is her debut novel. The novel was penned to motivate and inspire women to dare to live bravely by choosing their course in the chosen shoes. Her life is one of uplifting women who may have been victimized and empower them to survive boldly.