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 collaboration discussing writing tips and how to write horror stories.
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 17k downloads seen by over 4 million people. She's won Foap's (Hobby Time) photo contest 1st 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.
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