Silver Ravenwolf was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania as Jenine E, Trayer on September 11, 1956. Her wildly successful career as a pagan author began with short stories and how-tos. Her first book was published in 1991. With the introduction oh her books To Ride a Silver Broomstick and Teen Witch, she became wildly popular with young Wiccan readers. Young people seemed to like the lighthearted anything but traditional take on witchcraft.