Image Courtesy of Sally Cronin Next stop: South Sea Pearl Museum Upon arrival, we were whisked through a five-minute presentation on the color of pearls.
Ellie Douglas is addicted to horror, everything about it she loves. She enjoys creating strong characters that rise to the top from ordinary lives. Her love affair with horror has seen her produce three award
In kindergarten my life's goal was to become a teacher who wore only pink and ate French fries all day long. Now that I've matured, my goal in life is to become a Miss Marple-Sherlockian-Jedi
Nicholas Adams grew up in the small, rural town of Boring, OR with his six brothers and sisters. After graduating from High School in Gresham, OR he attended BYU-ID and received his Associates Degree in
Queensland writer, Mehreen Ahmed has been publishing since 1987. Her writing career began with journalism and academic reviews and articles. Her journalistic articles appeared in The Sheaf, a campus newspaper for the university of Saskatchewan
Steve Altier was born in a small town in central Pennsylvania. Aka “Lizardville” He currently lives in the Tampa Bay Metro area with his wife. Steve has four daughters and three loving cats.
Rick has a vast array of work experience, from pulling tassels off of cornstalks as a kid, to authoring a book. Rick built a multi-million dollars insurance business where he honed his skills in recruiting,
Ashli Avalon grew up on Avalon road in Duncan, OK and later moved to Oklahoma City, OK. She runs her own marketing firm, Den Enda Consulting specializing in being the one stop shop for entrepreneurs’
Novelist, Reviewer, Content/Concept Editor, Blogger, T-shirt Wearer, and Professional Snacker; I am a native Baltimorean and a veteran West Virginian whose family is blended from three distinct cultures. I began as a poor kid with
E. A. Barker fancies himself as a collector of ideas and a purveyor of dot connections. He attempts to present his findings in an entertaining fashion in an effort to encourage people to read—especially men
Inspired by family members' gifts and experiences, Kelly Bedford has written her first novel, A Light in the Dark, a post-apocalyptic survival journey for a girl who hears the Voices of the dead. Many of
Maxine has enjoyed reading and writing as far back as she can remember. During her summer vacations from school, she participated in the reading programs at the local library and spent most of her time
Born and raised in the UK, Steve Braker grew up living on the coast. Naturally an outdoorsman, one could always find him anywhere near the water - on the beach, surfing and fishing or sailing
Lucy Branch's fiction has been featured on Radio 4, Timeout London and The BBC World Service. She is an expert in the conservation of public sculpture and has worked on some of the UK’s highest
A native Californian, I attended San Francisco State University, where I was granted several writing scholarships and a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing. Since then, I have spent my life writing, teaching, and traveling the
Shawn D. Brink was born in Clovis New Mexico, but has lived in eastern Nebraska since he was five. He holds an undergraduate degree in Secondary Education from Wayne State College and a graduate degree