Jakayla Toney is an American writer of young adult novels. She is known for her horrifying and creepy ghost stories. Authors such as R.L. Stine and Mary Downing Hahn are her influences.


With over twenty books, the author's novel, "Hide and Seek" has been her breakthrough in the writing world having over 8 MILLION reads on the website Wattpad.com along with winning The Watty's Award in 2016 thus becoming a Wattpad Star.

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

In 2018, Jakayla contributed to "The Writer's Guide to Wattpad" for Reader's Digest. Her article with them (43-52) is on buying and making book covers.

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

Jakayla currently lives in New Jersey, studying English with a Concentration in Film at Montclair State University where she hopes to learn more about photography, acting, videography, vlogging, and directing.

IG content creator @Ms_Horrendous For Inquiries: Jakayla.jt@gmail.com

Interact with the author: The author also supports, give shout-outs, and reviews her reader's books on YouTube to help them better their writing.
YouTube: Ms_horrendous (Have your story reviewed)
Snapchat: Jakayla.toney
IG: Ms_horrendous
  • East Orange, New Jersey
  • JoinedDecember 26, 2014



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Hide and Seek by Ms_Horrendous
Hide and Seek
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Sleep Paralysis by Ms_Horrendous
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