dreamed of being a meteorologist as a child because her head was always in the clouds. It was her imagination and her fun-loving, second-grade daughter that inspired her to write her OMG books about an accidental little witch. She and her husband live on a river in Connecticut with their daughter and son.Talia's website
OMG… Am I a Witch?! | OMG… I Did It Again?!
D. Edward Bradley
's fascination with foreign places comes naturally. Conceived in Nigeria, Bradley grew up in England and had an early career as a physicist in electron microscopy. After several years of research, he gained his post-graduate degrees from the University of Edinburgh in microbiology while satisfying his wanderlust by partaking in scientific expeditions around the globe. In 1974, Bradley immigrated to Canada and continued his research at Memorial University in Newfoundland. Since retiring in 1995, he has devoted his time to writing at his home in Kingston, Ontario.
Leeward | She Came From Away
is a British-born Canadian writer and artist and has been writing stories and poetry for as long as she can remember. Her current focus is on writing young adult novels whose genre allows her to explore the relationships between families, friends and young lovers. Interested in the paranormal, there is always an added element of magical fantasy to whatever tale she spins. Suzi lives on British Columbia's Vancouver Island with her husband and young sons.Suzi's Website
Amber Frost | Silver Dew | Sapphire Sun
is an adventurer, traveler and volunteer. When he's not writing or reading the works of Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, you'll find him on a motorcycle, bike or at the top of a mountain.
We’ve Seen The Enemy
is a Peruvian American who has been living in the US for 30 years. She works as a teacher of ESL, Spanish, French, and accent reduction and is also an interpreter and translator and runs creative writing groups. She is currently attending teacher's college. She has written for several Spanish language newspapers but her dream was always to write novels. Her love of vampires started when she was seven years old and saw Bella Lugosi's Dracula.LM's Website
Lily | Datura | Leilani
is the youngest of a large Midwestern family. Growing up in a small town, she learned early the quirks and charms of a small town and the lure of big city life. She shares the love of a lifetime with her husband and three children. She spends her free time lost in worlds where all cats are gray in the dark and love is just around the corner. Her everyday life is filled with the excitement of child development and the minutiae of the day-to-day. She colors any monotony with books, movies, crafts, and daydreaming; and leaves no room for downtime.NM's Website
Across The Hall | Cure For Pain
Brought up on a ranch in southern Alberta, Darlene Foster
dreamt of writing, travelling the world and meeting interesting people. She also believes everyone is capable of making their dreams come true. It’s no surprise that she’s now the award-winning author of a children's adventure series about a travelling twelve year-old girl. A world traveller herself, Darlene spends her time in Vancouver, Canada and Orihuela Costa, in Spain.
Amanda in Arabia | Amanda in Spain | Amanda in England | Amanda in Alberta | Amanda on the Danube
Jay B. Gaskill,
a former chief Public Defender in California, has left his “life of crime” to devote more time to his writing projects.
He loves humor and philosophy equally; science and science fiction interchangeably; Manhattan and the western wilderness irresistibly.
Gabriel's Stand | The Stranded Ones
Alex Lyttle is a pediatrician living in Calgary, Alberta with his wife and three children. He was raised in London, Ontario - the setting of his first novel, From Ant to Eagle, which he wrote based on his experiences working in the Pediatric Oncology unit. When he is not working, writing or playing basketball, he enjoys learning new magic tricks to perform for his young patients.Alex's Website
From Ant to Eagle
is a Pediatric Intensive Care nurse who is fascinated by the paranormal, so his stories weave an element of magical realism with deep humanism. He grew up near Melbourne, Australia, the setting for his new novel The Recipient, but now lives in Adelaide with his family and dog, whom he loves with great passion along with cooking, Star Wars and a good joke.
The Hambledown Dream | Gifts of the Peramangk | The Recipient
started playing ice hockey at the age of 7 and left home at 15 to pursue a professional hockey career. After playing in the juniors in Canada, he then quit to get his BA. When the desire for hockey again arose, he donned his skates and played professional hockey overseas for three years. Matt is now retired and happily married with two children, living in British Columbia.Matt's Website
The Kid Who Missed The Bus
splits his time between words and numbers and is a longtime student of physics, prompting him to write his debut novel, An Elegant Theory, which was shortlisted for the 2015 Horatio Nelson Fiction Prize. His short fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including MAKE, Storyscape Literary Journal, Empty Sink Publishing, and Santa Clara Review. He is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Central Oklahoma, and he lives in Edmond, OK, with his wife and two children. Noah's Website
An Elegant Theory
served in the United States Marine Corps and following a hospital stay and two years of disability she went on to log ten years of counselling. She has since earned two Masters degrees and maintains a rewarding career in land management. Her own successful family has grown to include multiple grandchildren, dogs, cats and several fish - all happy and well.
Against The Odds: Life Is Good.
Can You Hear Me Now?
has been writing fiction for over 20 years, and her stories always include love and humor, as well as the occasional touch of tragedy and/or the paranormal. Her book THE GHOST DOWNSTAIRS, was a 2010 EPIC Award finalist for paranormal romance. Molly lives in Seattle with her husband and kids and worships fragrances and chocolate.Molly's Website
Persephone's Orchard | Underworld's Daughter | Immortal's Spring
What Scotland Taught Me
is a prolific and award winning writer living in a Himalayan small town. He has worked as a staff writer for the Bhutan government and wrote a speech for the Queen Mother of Bhutan. Sen has written an Indian best-seller on the philosophy of Swami Vivekananda, and is one of only two Indians who won in a series of short story contests by Hong Kong magazine ASIAWEEK. He has appeared in various Indian publications and co-authored two books of essays for Macmillan.
The Fantabulous Fens
Iain S. Thomas
Iain S. Thomas is a new media artist and author. As an author, his most famous work is I Wrote This For You, which he writes under the pseudonym ‘pleasefindthis’ - a blog then book that’s been on poetry bestseller lists since its launch in December 2011. He regularly writes for The Huffington Post on poetry, creativity and life and currently lives in Cape Town, South Africa.Iain's Website
300 Things I Hope | 25 Love Poems for the NSA | I Wrote This For You | IWTFY: Just the Words I Wrote This For You and Only You | Intentional Dissonance | How to Be Happy
William Topek is originally from the Midwest, but has lived and worked throughout the United States and overseas. His widely varied career has included serving on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, teaching in a foreign middle school, and conducting regulatory seminars and security training as an employee of the federal government. He is a graduate of the University of Kansas and received his MBA from Willamette University in Oregon. His interests include film, fiction, history and the art of storytelling.
Shadow of a Distant Morning | A Shared Confidence
has been addicted to love stories ever since first sneaking her mother's copy of The Flame and the Flower. Being an avid lover of language, history and women's studies was what prompted her to pen her sweeping historical saga, The Dove series. When she isn't writing, teaching, or taking care of her busy family, you can find her hanging out on the dock, listening to some good bluegrass music. Abbie's Website
Heart of a Dove | Soul of a Crow | Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe | Second Chances | A Notion of Love
is a marketer and author who lives in Toronto, Canada. She has been compulsively writing stories since childhood. She graduated with an MBA from York University and has worked in brand management for almost ten years. Sabrina is a consummate lover of Pinot Grigio, dark chocolate, shoes and spin class.
Why I Love My Gay Boyfriend