I'm the horror writer you didn't know you needed...welcome to the the horrendous family...where there's nothing normal about us. Yes, I actively respond to my readers & am very active as of 2021❤️

Jakayla Toney is a young adult fiction writer known for her horrifying and creepy ghost stories. Authors such as R.L. Stine and Mary Downing Hahn inspire the young author. Her most famous novella (Hide and Seek) won the 2016 Wattys Award and currently has over 9 million reads.

In 2017, Chapters: Interactive Stories App purchased Hide and Seek to become an interactive game where millions of users over the world can access to play.

In 2018, Toney contributed to The Writer's Guide to Wattpad for Reader's Digest. Pg: (43-52) In addition she's contributed towards many collaborations discussing writing tips and how to write horror stories.

In 2021, Jakayla's photography has been recognized by millions of people and has been on news outlets such as CNN, The New York Times, Buzzfeed, and many other things. The author has also won many photography contest for her famous black and white images and portraits. Find more here and download them for free: https://unsplash.com/@jakaylatoney Throughout Jakayla's recent years, the author studies music and photography passionately thriving to be the best artist she can be. Jakayla's photography distributed over 200k downloads seen by over 22 million people. She's won Foap's (Hobby Time) photo contest 1st place. Viewbug's Fall photo contest, 3rd place.

Jakayla was born in South Carolina, USA, and in 2009 moved to Egypt with her parents to learn Arabic where she eventually became fluent in the language. Her time there was full of interesting events including witnessing and living through The 2011 Egyptian revolution.

Now in 2021, she's now working on new novels, new music, and soon to start a YouTube channel series to teach horror writing.

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  • JoinedDecember 26, 2014



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Ms_Horrendous Ms_Horrendous May 09, 2021 03:20AM
Would you guys want a longer version of my story JINN?
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