Rebeca Novotny was born and raised in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a degree in Film, Radio and Television. She is a military spouse and has had the opportunity to live in many places. She was a Spanish teacher at the elementary and high school level during her stay in Gainesville, Florida. She has a Montessori Preschool Guide Certification and was a Montessori Guide for several years while living in Albuquerque, NM. She has lived in Monument, CO since 2007. She has taught an adult conversational Spanish course locally since 2012. She enjoys movies, writing, composing, photography, and being creative in general.