.Glynda Joy Nord is a published author who enjoys the art of storytelling whether fiction or non-fiction. She writes about flowers, ghosts, old churches, and outlaws; but not in the same book.
Joy was born in Saint Paul, Minnesota, but as "military brat" lived mostly throughout the northeastern and southern states until her father moved the family to Texas in 1968. Although not born in Texas, she describes herself as a true Texan claiming, "I got here as soon as I could." She lives in Round Rock with her husband Richard, a retiree from the Texas Army National Guard after forty years of service. Upon his retirement in 2004, she was commissioned as an official 'Yellow Rose of Texas' by Governor Rick Perry.
Joy is a member of the San Gabriel Writers League, American Christian Fiction Writers (Centex Chapter), Texas Mountain Trail Writers, and Writers League of Texas.