K.M. Jenkins is a published best selling speculative fiction author who writes epic battles, forbidden romance, and tales of fantasy and adventure. She has a big love for the fantasy genre and loves dragons above all creatures. When she is not writing, you will find her running her business as a cover artist at KJ Magical Designs, LLC and chasing her twin boys around the house. Between the three she has epic battles throughout the day and nothing ever gets boring.
Crysta K. Coburn has been writing award-winning stories for most of her life. Her first short story was published at the age of sixteen after winning runner-up in a local writing contest. She earned her bachelor’s degree in creative writing from Western Michigan University. She is a journalist, fiction writer, poet, editor, podcast co-host, and one-time rock lyricist.
Erin Casey graduated from Cornell College in 2009 with degrees in English and Secondary Education.
She attended the Denver Publishing Institute in 2009 and has been a recruiter ever since. She is the Communications and Student Relationships Manager at The Iowa Writers’ House and one of two Directors of The Writers’ Rooms, a non-profit corporation that focuses on creating a free, safe environment for writers no matter their experience, gender, background, and income. Just like in her book, community is very important to her.
S. E. Zbasnik has a degree in genetics, which means there may or may not be a horde of monkeoctopi doing her bidding to take over the world. She recently won the Top Ten Handmaid’s Challenge on Wattpad where hers was chosen by Margaret Atwood herself. Along with her husband and black lab, she spends a lot of time with her skeletons — don’t worry, they’re only Halloween props.
THE FATE OF THE WORLD RESTS ON THE HAUNCHES OF ONE SMALL CAT
It’s 2135. Fluffy, a super-intelligent GAB (Genetically Altered Brain) cat, leaves the safety of her home to look for her lost brother. On the way, she falls in with a motley crew of animal revolutionaries…
Barbara White is a stay at home mom of twenty six years. She lives in a small town in southern Iowa with her husband Kevain, two of her four children and a small, yapping Miniature Pinscher named Bella.
She was born in 1971 in Davenport Iowa and discovered a passion for fantasy books in her early teens. In her early adult life she began writing books in her spare time and wrote six books…
Phoebe Darqueling is the pen name of a globe trotting vagabond who currently hangs her hat in Freiburg, Germany. In her “real life” she writes curriculum for a creativity competition for kids in MN and edits academic texts for non-native English speakers. She loves all things Steampunk and writes about her obsession on SteampunkJournal.org.
Writing and reading have been life-long passions for me. I studied English Literature and Film & TV Studies at the University of Glasgow and am currently a full-time secondary school English teacher.
I write in various genres including speculative fiction, magic realism, literary fiction and non-fiction review writing…
OK, born in Philly so I have an inherited attitude. I’ve lived in quite a few places around the States and use all of them in my world-building. I also use pretty much everybody I’ve ever known to composite characters. I’ve been married twice, have 2 kids, 3 dogs, and very little patience left. My hobbies are cooking and photography and my vices include gaming and some other things we won’t talk about here.
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