Georgina (Gina) Gunning, CEO, AuthorPins.com and other web real estate. Internet Entrepreneur since 1997. Specializing in solution based services and products. Now Gina is semi-retired offering coaching and consulting services for businesses having a difficult time getting into profit. We are a full service business.
Dianne Harman draws her stories and characters from a diverse business and personal background. She owned a national antique and art appraisal business for many years, left that industry, and opened two yoga centers where she taught yoga and certified yoga instructors. She's traveled extensively throughout the world and loves nothing more than cooking and playing with her new puppy, Kelly.
A number of books in her cozy mystery series have been designated by Amazon as All-Stars because of their sales, and Dianne has been named by Amazon seven times as one of their most popular authors.
Alex Lukeman writes action/adventure thrillers featuring a covert intelligence unit called the PROJECT and is the author of the award-winning Amazon best seller, The Tesla Secret. Alex is a former Marine and psychotherapist and uses his experience of the military and human nature to inform his work. He likes riding old, fast motorcycles and playing guitar, usually not at the same time. You can email him at email@example.com. He loves hearing from readers and promises he will get back to you.
J.L. Bryan studied English literature at the University of Georgia and at Oxford, with a focus on the English Renaissance and the Romantic period. He also studied screenwriting at UCLA. He enjoys remixing elements of paranormal, supernatural, fantasy, horror and science fiction into new kinds of stories. He lives in Atlanta with his wife, his son, and some dogs and cats.
Bestselling, award-winning author, Collette Cameron, has a BS in Liberal Studies and a Master's in Teaching. Author of the Castle Brides Series, Highland Heather Romancing a Scot Series, and Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper series, Collette writes Regency and Scottish historicals and makes her home in the Pacific Northwest with her husband and five mini dachshunds.
Jennifer Degl brings her readers on an emotional roller coaster: from the decision to get pregnant despite warnings from her doctors—and nearly dying four times during her pregnancy—to the birth of her daughter, Joy, seventeen weeks early, and this tiny baby’s fight to survive.
Fenella Jane Miller was born in the Isle of Man. Her father was a Yorkshire man and her mother the daughter of a Rajah. She has worked as a nanny, cleaner, field worker,hotelier,chef, secondary and primary teacher and is now a full time writer.
She has over thirty Regency romantic adventures published plus two Jane Austen re-telling and four WW2 historical novels.
She lives in a pretty, riverside village in Essex with her husband. She has two adult children and three grandchildren.
Awards include the InD'Tale Crowned Heart, Reader's Favorite Fiction, a Real Simple's Great Summer Read, SDCWG Excellence in Writing. Beverly's whimsical style and vivid imagery take you on journeys that transform your world long after "the end." From her adept suspense-thriller "The Kaleidoscope" (as B K Nault) through the beloved Seasons of Cherryvale series, each book is filled with characters who not only entertain but challenge, grow and learn, and quickly become like cherished friends.
With credentials as a Nationally Certified Counselor and personal experience with mental health care, novelist and columnist Tanya J. Peterson uses writing to increase understanding of and compassion for people living with mental illness. Her most recent work, My Life in a Nutshell: A Novel (Inkwater Press, 2014) was awarded a Kirkus Star, an honor given by Kirkus Reviews "to books of remarkable merit."
Award winning author Caryl McAdoo currently writes four series: the historical Christian ‘Texas Romance’; a contemporary ‘Red River Romance’; The Generations, her Biblical fiction and a mid-grade The King’s Highway Trilogy. With a daunting goal for 2015, she has released nine new titles to date (Sept.2015) this year with two more planned--at least one and as many as three additions to those series above.
Caryl loves singing new songs the Lord gives her and painting. In 2008, she and her high school sweetheart-husband Ron moved from the DFW area—home for fifty+ years—to the woods of Red River County. She counts four children and sixteen grandsugars life’s biggest blessings believing all good things come from God. Praying her story gives God glory, she hopes each one will also minister His love, mercy, and grace to its readers. Caryl and Ron live in Clarksville, the county seat, in the far northeast corner of the Lone Star State with two grandsons, Christian and Benjamen.
Mike Hartner was born in Miami in 1965. He's traveled much of the continental United States. He has several years post secondary education, and experience teaching and tutoring young adults. Hartner has owned and run a computer firm for more than twenty-five years. He now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, with his wife and child. They share the neighborhood and their son with his maternal grandparents.
Luana Ehrlich is a freelance writer, minister's wife, and former missionary with a passion for spy thrillers and mystery novels. She began her series of Titus Ray novels when her husband retired from the pastorate. Now, she writes from an undisclosed location, trying to avoid the torture of mundane housework, grocery shopping, and golf stories. However, she occasionally comes out of hiding to visit with her two grandsons or to enjoy a Starbucks caramel macchiato. She resides in Norman, Oklahoma.
A native of New York City's "El Barrio," Minnie Lahongrais is a mother and grandmother who works as a litigation secretary for an international law firm by day. She has always been an avid reader. As a child, she would sneak books to read under her covers at bedtime by the light of a penlight her father secretly gave her. Minnie currently resides in the borough of The Bronx in New York City.
Scott Mackey lives in Northern California, where he writes both fiction and non-fiction. His first book, Barbary Baseball, achieved critical acclaim from baseball historians for its quality research and writing. His highly popular and acclaimed Ray Courage Mystery Series includes: Courage Begins (a novella), Courage Matters, Courage Resurrected, and Courage Stolen.
I grew up in a small rural town in Oklahoma where our favorite entertainment on summer evenings was to sit outside under the stars and tell stories. When I went to bed at night, instead of a lullaby, I got a story. That could be due to the fact that everybody in my family has a singing voice like a bullfrog with laryngitis, but they sure could tell stories--ghost stories, funny stories, happy stories, scary stories.
For as long as I can remember I've been a storyteller. Thank goodness for computers so I can write down my stories. It's hard to make listeners sit still for the length of a book! Like my family's tales, my stories are funny, scary, dramatic, romantic, paranormal, magic.
Writer. Sculptor. Bad fitness advice. In between writing books I fill my not-so-busy schedule with the practicing of martial arts, mountain biking, paddle surfing, weight lifting, and of course HBO, PS4 and increasing the size of my beloved personal library.
Teri Riggs was destined to be a writer. As a small girl she didn’t read bedtime stories, she made up her own. Who needed "Little Red Riding Hood" or "The Three Little Pigs" when there were so many great tales bouncing around in her head? When she grew up and became a mother to three little girls, she continued the tradition of making up bedtime stories. On the occasions she chose to tell conventional fairy tales, Teri usually gave them a bit of tweaking here and there or added a new ending. Her girls loved it.
After her daughters had the nerve to actually grow up and leave home, Teri discovered she had a passion for writing and jumped right in. It came as no surprise she chose to write mysteries and happily-ever-after’s since that’s the genres she loves to read.
Teri lives in Marietta, Georgia with her husband, one of her daughters and two dogs that seem to think they rule the world. And some days Teri thinks maybe they do.
Teri still frequently tells herself stories as she falls asleep. The only difference now is she wakes up the next morning and turns her bedtime stories into books.
G.E. Johnson made her debut as a Christian fiction author in 2011 and became an Amazon best seller in multiple categories. Now G.E. is focusing her writing talent on helping Christian believers gain greater understanding of the Word of God through bible studies and commentaries.
G.E. also works as a private marketing consultant for other authors through her online organization Book Promotions International. Her interests include reading, photography, spiritual outreach, and helping others to develop entrepreneurial ideas. G.E. is available to chat with readers and welcomes comments and emails. She currently resides in Los Angeles, CA.
Adele lives in the Bitterroot Valley of western Montana, home to some of the most amazing wildlife in the United States. She volunteers much of her time caring for injured and orphaned native animals sent to her through local game wardens, police dispatch, and valley residents.
DeAnn Smallwood lives in Colorado with her husband and their two Yorkies, Stormy and Eli. She is a native of Colorado but has lived in Montana and Wyoming. Her greatest pleasure next to writing is having her books read and enjoyed. Be sure to check out books written under her pen name: D.M. Woods. There you'll find her first two novels in the "Death" series of romantic/thrillers: Death Crosses The Finish Line & Death Is A Habit. She currently has six western historical romances published, another due out 2015, and many more just waiting to be written and shared.
Cheryl is the author of more than fifty historical and contemporary romances. Her stories have earned numerous RITA nominations, Romantic Times awards and are published in over a dozen languages. In describing her stories of second chances and redemption, readers and reviewers use words like, “emotional punch, hometown feel, core values, believable characters and real life situations.” This year her Webinar Blockbuster Fiction is featured in the Writers Digest Novel & Short Story Writer's Market, and she has a chapter in Creating Characters, Writers Digest's 2015 release. With a 4.9 star rating on amazon, her bestselling non-fiction book, Writing With Emotion, Tension & Conflict by Writers Digest Books is available in print and digital.
I grew up in a small northern Minnesotan town, married my high school sweetheart, had two beautiful children and as soon as we could, we moved to a warmer climate. I have worked with my husband building and decorating custom homes for years. After loving every kind of vampire book, movie, and series, I decided that I wanted to know more. I can write a book I thought, how hard can that be? Well....very hard. But I stuck to it and finished my first book Royal Blood Chronicles Book One, Katrina, The Beginning, in August 2009. There are now ten books in that series; The Protectors, The Dark Prince, Cain, the Quest, Bloodline and Legacy, Redemption and Destiny, and book nine Sabine, with book ten- Power of the Secret.
E.E. Holmes is the internationally best-selling author of the paranormal series, "The Gateway Trilogy". Her novel "Spirit Legacy (The Gateway Trilogy Book 1)", was named a first place category winner in both the Paranormal Awards and the Dante Rossetti Awards for Young Adult Fiction by Chanticleer Book Reviews and Media, and received a National Category Silver Medal in the 2015 IPPY Awards.
Gina Whitney has published six novels so far. Blood Ties(PNR), Beautiful Lies, Saving Abel, Forgiving Gia, Luca, and Avenging Us(Rocker 3). When she's not writing, you can find her with friends and family. She resides in Massapequa, NY with her two beautiful boys. Reading has always been a passion and obsession of hers. You can usually find her typing furiously while shouting obscenities over her latest WIP. Her guilty pleasures are: a good laugh, being snarky, espresso, Pistachio ice-cream, alternative music, sunflower seeds, I.P.A's, twizzlers, and above all steamy swooning angst filled novels. She's pathologically obsessed with anything to do with royals, Games of Thrones, White Queen, Vampire Diaries, Homeland, SOA, The Vikings and The Originals. If you'd like to chat, hit her up on Facebook or Twitter.
A Northern California gal, M. K. Theodoratus has been intrigued by fantasy since she discovered the Oz books. She has traveled through many fantasy worlds since then. When she's not disappearing into other writer's worlds, she's creating her own alternative worlds -- that of Andor where demons of many forms stalk humans and that of the Far Isle Half-Elven where she explores the social and political implications of genetic drift on a hybrid elf/human people.
Miles has held General Manager positions for several small businesses or business units over the years. He currently works for Rawhide Boys Ranch as Director of Vehicle Donations and Digital Marketing. Miles has broad management skills across many functional business disciplines in accounting, finance, human resources, marketing, and leadership. Miles earned a Bachelor of Music degree from Oral Roberts University and a Master's in Business Administration from the Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University.
Miles, a Gen X'er leader and author, cares enough about organizational health to make the tough decisions, hire and coach the right people, set clear expectations, develop a strong team culture, and strengthen organizational cash flow, exhibiting both humility and fierce resolve. His mission in life is "To Chart the Course, Pave the Pathway, and Light the Lane for Others to Eclipse My Own Success in Leadership."
Author of the Amazon and Wall Street Journal bestselling Anchor Island Series, Terri Osburn started putting words on the page in 2007. Five years later, in 2012, she was named a finalist in the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart contest for unpublished manuscripts. Shortly after, she signed with an agent and moved into publication, with her debut releasing from Montlake Romance in May 2013. Terri lives on the east coast with her teenage daughter, three frisky felines, and a hyper Yorkiepoo with attachment issues.
Mara Powers discovered Atlantis at age 16, and has researched it ever since. Hailing from a literary family, and always possessing a natural gift for writing, Mara has lived a life of adventure. Her many travels have enhanced her love of words, and gifted her with experiences, life observations and characters to weave into her stories. She regularly migrates between Los Angeles, San Francisco, Northern Colorado, Washington, DC, New York and Austin, Texas.
Jerry Hatchett (1959-) was born and grew up in the creatively fertile Mississippi Delta, and lives and works now in Houston, Texas. A lifelong admitted geek, he loves to create fast stories around characters you can cheer for and against. His work features a crisp tight voice that pulls you in and doesn't let go.
Lenita Sheridan was born in Seattle, Washington. When she was three she moved to Fairbanks, Alaska with her parents. Later the family purchased six and a half acres in the Goldstream Valley outside of Fairbanks. The woods of Goldstream were her playground and a source of inspiration and imagination.
Later she moved back to Washington state, where, after two years she entered graduate school at the University of Washington. She graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing.
She now lives on Whidbey Island where she enjoys substitute teaching, singing, crafts, writing, and walking her dog, a Japanese Spitz named Haley.
As long as she could remember, Geri Foster has been a lover of the written word. After raising her family and saying good-bye to the corporate world, she tried her hand at writing.
To her surprise she won several contests, hooked up with a great critique group and her writing career was well on its way. She spent several years studying her craft and developing her voice.
Action, intrigue, danger and sultry romance drew her like a magnet. That's why she had no choice but to write Action-Romance Suspense. While she reads everything under the sun, she's always drawn to guns, bombs and fighting men. Secrecy and suspense move her to write edgy stories about daring and honorable heroes who manage against all odds to end up with their one true love.
Michelle Bellon lives in the Pacific Northwest with her four beautiful children. She earned her Associates Degree in Nursing and fills her moments of free time with her love for writing. She writes in multiple genres, including, YA, romance suspense, women's fiction, and general fiction.
A hopeless romantic and fairy-tale advocate.
Aleya Michelle was born and raised in Sydney, Australia.
Happily married and mother of three gorgeous and very active boys.
A true lover of reading and escaping into a magical book, of course Aleya loves to write and finds solace through her characters and story lines.
Aleya was extremely excited to self publish her debut novel Breaking my Heart in May 2014.
Healing my Heart - book 2 was released on September 2014.
Forever in my Heart - book 3 and the conclusion to 'My Heart Series' was released February 2015.
Favorite past times include shopping, reading, going to the beach and seeing friends.
Music is another great love.
Garry Rogers is an advocate for wildlife and nature conservation. He writes books and articles about nature and he writes difficult science fiction novels about an Earth on which the animals are smarter than humans.
R.L. Merrill started writing five years ago to deal with some not-so-pleasant life situations and to escape from the icky parts of being a responsible adult. It's turned into a very fulfilling way to spend her minuscule amount of free time and has mostly kept her sane. Her stories involve real life struggles and the romance that gets us through. Her novels are influenced and inspired by her own experiences as well as those of folks around her that she admires and respects for their strength and perseverance. She's lived in the Bay Area her whole life, with the exception of the four very good years she spent in rural Iowa during college. She's been an educator for twenty years as both a teacher and school counselor, and has spent time working closely with police and non-profit agencies as a Domestic Violence Victim Advocate. She is a wife, mother, daughter, sister, tattoo collector, Metal fan, movie geek and book nerd, and she currently presides over a horde of animals consisting of two cats, a dog, a Ball Python, various fish varieties, and a rat.
Shakara Cannon developed her love for writing during her childhood years writing stories to read to her family at bed time. As she honed her skills, Shakara steadily gained notoriety in high school writing stories that surprised her teachers. She further developed her passion for writing at California State University, Northridge, double majoring in English and Business with a minor in Psychology. Later, writing fiction grew from hobby to therapy after the loss of her daughter's father.
Shakara's talent for creating colorful, sexy, and humorous characters, coupled with relative, relatable, and controversial topics brings her novels to life. Each page has you thirsting to know what happens next!
Jeffrey Littorno spent many years teaching English in the
United States before going abroad to teach. After living in
Kuwait, South Korea, Saipan, and Australia, Littorno returned
to the United States and set about achieving his dream of
writing novels. He now lives in Northern California with his wife
Gyeyeol and a growing number of cats. When he is not writing,
Littorno teaches prison inmates in Folsom, California.
Ella Jade has been writing for as long as she can remember. As a child, she often had a notebook and pen with her, and now as an adult, the laptop is never far. The plots and dialogue have always played out in her head, but she never knew what to do with them. That all changed when she discovered the eBook industry. She started penning novels at a rapid pace and now she can't be stopped.
Ella resides in New Jersey with her husband and two boys. When she's not chasing after her kids, she's busy creating sexy, domineering men and the strong women who know how to challenge them in and out of the bedroom. She hopes you'll get lost in her words.
Greetings...I live in beautiful Colorado with my chaotic herd of abandoned farm animals. My friends and family keep me sane, and writing keeps me hungry to learn new things even as I research times gone by.
When you open a book and turn the pages, you breathe life into the characters and set them free. My stories are adventurous romance, past, present, and into the future, sometimes with a bit of magic or fantasy, but always with a happy ending.
Kirtaime grew up in the country outskirts of Bristol. After his military career he settled with his family in Germany. Wanting to write fantasy-fiction books was a childhood dream which he only decided to make come true in 2013 with his first book 'The Perennial Migration' - A mixture of adventure, conspiracy, legend, space travel all in one pot being stirred by hungry reptilians and cooled by heroes.
Lyle Howard was born and raised in South Florida. Married to his wife Riva, Mr. Howard has always been an avid writer. "As long as I can remember, writing fiction has always been my creative outlet."
Lyle Howard first hit the literary scene with his first published novel "Mr. Sandman" in 1995. In the nineteen years since, he has been teaching journalism classes to aspiring young writers.
"I don't look at the world the way others do." It's this perspective on life that makes Mr. Howard's novels unique and thought provoking. "I look forward to getting back into professional writing."
So don't think that Mr. Howard has ever stopped writing during his teaching hiatus. He has eight more novels waiting for editing, so his fans can look forward to more excitement and tension for a while to come.
In his free time, Mr. Howard loves to walk the beach with his wife and hit the links with his golf buddies.
As far back as he can remember, Bill Hiatt had a love for reading so intense that he eventually ended up owning over eight thousand books--not counting e-books! He has also loved to write for almost that long. As an English teacher, he had little time to write, though he always felt there were stories within him that longed to get out, and he did manage to publish a few books near the end of his teaching career. Now that he is retired from teaching, the stories are even more anxious to get out into the world, and they will not be denied!
Since fantasy has always been Bill's favorite genre, and since he spent thirty-six years in teaching, mostly at the high school level, it's not surprising that his first published work would be young adult fantasy, though he plans to explore other genres in the future, including science-fiction, horror, and nonfiction related to education.
Jill Paterson was born in Yorkshire, UK, and grew up in Adelaide, South Australia before spending 11 years in Ontario, Canada. After returning to Australia, she settled in Canberra. Jill is the author of four published books, The Celtic Dagger, Murder At The Rocks, Once Upon A Lie and Lane's End. All are part of the Fitzjohn Mystery Series. Jill has also authored two non-fiction books entitled, Self Publishing-Pocket Guide and Writing-Painting A Picture With Words.
By day, Becky Monson is a mother to three young children, and a wife. By night, she escapes with reading books and writing. In her debut novel, Becky uses humor and true-life experiences to bring her characters to life. She loves all things chick-lit (movies, books, etc.), and wishes she had a British accent. She has recently given up Diet Coke for the fiftieth time and is hopeful this time will last... but it probably won't.
Jennie Marts loves to make readers laugh as she weaves stories filled with love, friendship and intrigue. She writes for Entangled Publishing and is the author of the Kindle Bestselling romantic comedies, Another Saturday Night and I Ain't Got No Body, Easy Like Sunday Mourning, and Just Another Maniac Monday. Reviewers call her books "laugh out loud" funny and full of great characters that are "endearing and relatable."
She writes from the mountains of Colorado where she lives with her husband, two sons, a parakeet, a golden retriever named Cooper and a Sheltie puppy named Maggie. Jennie enjoys being a member of (RWA) Romance Writers of America, Colorado Indie Authors, and Pikes Peak Writers.
Jennie is addicted to Diet Coke and adores Cheetos. She loves playing volleyball and believes you can't have too many books, shoes or friends.
Jennie loves to hear from readers.
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones is the author of the highly acclaimed INSIDE OUT series, which is now in development for a television show to be produced by Suzanne Todd of Team Todd (Alice in Wonderland). Suzanne Todd on the INSIDE OUT series: Lisa has created a beautiful, complicated, and sensual world that is filled with intrigue and suspense. Sara's character is strong, flawed, complex, and sexy - a modern girl we all can identify with. I'm thrilled to develop a television show that will tell Sara's whole story - her life, her work, her friends, and her sexuality.
In addition to the success of Lisa's INSIDE OUT series, Lisa has published many successful titles. The TALL, DARK AND DEADLY series and THE SECRET LIFE OF AMY BENSEN series, both spent several months on a combination of the New York Times and USA Today bestselling lists. Lisa is presently working on a dark, edgy new series, Dirty Money, for St. Martin's Press.
I was born in Hanford, California in 1969. In the mid 1970's, my father began a Law Enforcement career just up the road with the Kingsburg Police Department, taking our family there. It was in junior high school when things began to take shape. I discovered horror novels - books by Stephen King, Clive Barker and Michael Slade, to name a few - , as well as hard rock music. These influences began to form a spark of creativity within me. I began to play guitar and pen song lyrics, but soon found myself confined in that tight medium, desiring to do longer works.
New York Times bestseller Dianna Love once dangled over a hundred feet in the air to create unusual marketing projects for Fortune 500 companies. She now writes high-octane romantic thrillers, young adult (co-author w/as USA Today bestseller Micah Caida) and the bestselling Belador urban fantasy series, including Demon Storm (book 5 available) and Witchlock (coming June 2016). Dianna's Slye Temp romantic thriller series launched to rave reviews with six books so far and more coming. Look for her books in print, e-book and audio.
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Amazon bestselling author Hildie McQueen loves action, love and unusual settings. Author of western historical, Highland historical, paranormal and contemporary romance, she writes something every reader can enjoy.
Caroline Clemmons is an Amazon bestselling author of historical and contemporary western romances whose books have garnered numerous awards. Her latest release is GABE KINCAID, book four of her popular Kincaid series. A frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, she has taught workshops on characterization, point of view, and layering a novel.
Rachel Van Dyken is the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestselling author of regency and contemporary romances. When she's not writing you can find her drinking coffee at Starbucks and plotting her next book while watching The Bachelor.
She keeps her home in Idaho with her Husband, adorable son, and two snoring boxers! She loves to hear from readers!
I was born in Oslo, capitol of Norway, in 1959. Since early age, wildlife, nature and archery has been a part of my life. I started my career in martial art in 1979, still hanging in there.
Since 1988, archery has been a big part of my life. I started out with compoundbows as so many others, but in -90 i switched to traditional equipment, and have not looked back since. I make most of my equipment myself;arrows, quivers, belts, bags and moore. In -90 i bought a longbow, the first of many. Today, i shoot longbows, hybrid longbows, and horsebows. Have tried recurve bows, but can not find the rhythm with them.
I live with my family and our three dogs on a small farm close to one of Scandinavias last wild forests. And oldest.
An adventurer and storyteller at heart, Annette Blair has explored nineteenth-century Amish America and Regency England. She's fallen for madcap, modern Salem Mass, where bold women follow the Celtic faith with heart. There, she fought dragons, and fell in love with an angel. More recently, she’s taken to solving mysteries beside Connecticut’s Mystic River. And with her newest series, she's be revisiting her "roots" in Salem in a small town north of the Witch City that you won't find on any map. Welcome to Wishing Well, where there's something Magic in the water...
She has topped the NY Times and USA Today Bestseller Lists concurrently (ranking at #4 & #12 respectively) with Scandalous Brides, a joint venture box set of four full-length Regency Historicals by Annette, Lucinda Brant, Brenda Hiatt & Cheryl Bolen. Annette is honored to have shared the career-changing event with such amazing and multi-talented writers. The four are all members of the Jewels of Historical Romance, a group of 12 top flight authors who have banded together to better serve their careers, their readers, and each other through this new publishing paradigm.
I remember watching TV or reading a book as a child and saying, What if certain events happened differently. What if I could change how those events played out, make my own beginnings, middles and ends. How about a sequel? I would daydream about this in vivid color and non-stop action. When Star Wars came on the scene, my imagination really kicked into gear and the what if’s became impossible to ignore.
I started writing my ideas down, developed them, created my own worlds and characters. There was one in particular I couldn’t forget about, on a world I loved to visit. So I wrote. A little at first, then more, until about three years ago, when the main character on this world insisted I tell their story.
And so it began.
I was hooked. My computer is now full of story ideas waiting for their turn to receive my full attention. I have finished a YA Science Fiction/Fantasy novel called Storm of Arranon and the next in the series Storm of Arranon: Fire and Ice. The final book is taking shape in the thought process and will become a fifty thousand word draft in November 2015 during NaNoWriMo.
When I'm not teaching science to middle-schoolers, I enjoy reading and writing fiction. It was not always my dream to write but I think serendipity likes to dwell with dreamers and the hyper-imaginative. Since childhood, I can remember entertaining myself and family with tales extended from television or movies. I was also quite the vivid-dreamer, recalling episodes I'd only seen in my dreams as if I were present in a different dimension. So I think when enough of those experiences add up, its good to commit them to pen and paper.
Originally from New York, Sandra now calls Colorado home. Sandra has won several writing contests including: RWA’s Colorado Romance Writers’s Heart of the Rockies (twice), Crested Butte Writer’s Sandy for Suspense, and P.A.S.I.C.’s Book of Your Heart. She has also finaled in all of the above and RWA’s Kiss of Death Chapter’s Daphne for unpublished writers taking 2nd place.
Hi, my name is Maxine Mansfield and I write fantasy, erotic romances. I live in the far northern state of Alaska where the summer days are long and the winter nights even longer.
I have one very special man, his three equally special children, and our six delightful grandchildren in my life. Not to mention a very bossy African Grey parrot named Gabriel.
Oh, and Gnomes! many, many gnomes.
A.M. Madden is a wife, a mother, an avid reader of romance novels, and now an author. In her books, she aspires to create fun, sexy, realistic romantic stories. She wants to create characters that the reader could relate to and feel as if they know personally. A self-proclaimed hopeless romantic, she loves getting lost in a good book. She also uses every free moment of her time writing, while raising teenage boys.
C.D. Dennis holds three degrees, including a M.S. in Biology. She enjoys writing, reading, hiking, and everything in nature. She calls the mountains of North Carolina home. "The Autumn of the Whitewood" is her debut novel and the first book in "The Chronicles of the Starborn".
David lives in South Carolina with his wife and their blue-eyed cat, Bonnie. The Reunion, his first novel, and To Fall in Love Again, his third, are set in nearby Charleston.
He enjoys traveling, photography, baking bread, and the Carolina beaches.
David has photographed subjects as varied as prehistoric ruins on the islands of Scotland, star trails, sea gulls, and a Native American powwow. He and his wife have traveled widely in the United States and the United Kingdom. During one trip to Scotland, they visited Crathes Castle, the ancestral home of the Burnett family near Aberdeen. In The Reunion, Michael's journey through England and Scotland allows him to sketch many places they have visited.