Neyom Friday (Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma) is an experienced writer based in Manhattan Beach, California. Neyom has a Liberal Arts and Film Studies degree from Santa Monica College and Certificates in Screenwriting (TV and Feature Film) from UCLA. Much of the influence Neyom draws upon as a writer comes from her youth when she attended several tribal and federally operated Native American boarding schools throughout Oklahoma. She writes about the fiery and wild side of female Native American characters. Neyom is an avid writer, researcher and lover of books, TV and movies. She resides near the ocean with her family.