Talia Aikens-Nuñez 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.
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OMG… Am I a Witch?! | OMG… I Did It Again?! | OMG... Is He Also a Witch?!

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

Suzi Davis 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.
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Amber Frost | Silver Dew | Sapphire Sun

Paul Dayton
Paul Dayton 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

LM DeWalt
LM DeWalt 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.
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Lily | Datura | Leilani

NM Facile
NM Facile 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.
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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.
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Amanda in Arabia | Amanda in Spain | Amanda in England | Amanda in Alberta | Amanda on the Danube | Amanda in New Mexico

Jennifer Haupt went to Rwanda as a journalist in 2006, a decade after the genocide that wiped out over a million people, to explore the connections between forgiveness and grief. She spent a month travelling in the 10,000 hills with a guide, interviewing genocide survivors and humanitarian aid workers, and came home to Seattle with something unexpected: the bones of a novel. Haupt has travelled to Africa five times, as well as to Haiti, Lebanon, and other locations for business and pleasure. Her essays and articles have been published in O, The Oprah Magazine, Psychology Today, The Rumpus, The Seattle Times, Spirituality & Health, The Sun, Travel & Leisure, and many other publications. In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills is her first novel.
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In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills

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.
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From Ant to Eagle

Trista Mateer is a poet from outside of Baltimore, who could be living anywhere by the time you read this. Known for her eponymous blog, she is also the author of four full length collections of poetry, and won the Goodreads Choice Award in 2015 with The Dogs I Have Kissed. She is currently working as a freelance editor but still manages to spend most of her time Googling cheap air fare and writing poetry about things that don’t matter anymore.
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Dean Mayes
Dean Mayes 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.
Dean's Website

The Hambledown Dream | Gifts of the Peramangk | The Recipient

Noah Milligan 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 | Five Hundred Poor

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Annie O’Sullivan 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?

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Molly Ringle 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

The Goblins of Bellwater | Persephone's Orchard | Underworld's Daughter | Immortal's Spring | What Scotland Taught Me

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Gautam Sen 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 is a writer and new media artist. He is the author of several books, the most popular of which is I Wrote This For You, originally an online verse and photography project widely considered to be at the forefront of popular contemporary poetry, it has gone on to became a worldwide phenomenon. When he’s not writing, drawing or working, he spends time with his family in the outdoors in Cape Town, South Africa.
Iain's Website

I Wrote This For You: 2007-2017 | 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

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

Abbie Williams 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 | Grace of a Hawk | Summer at the Shore Leave Cafe | Second Chances | A Notion of Love | Winter at the White Oaks Lodge | Wild Flower | The First Law of Love | Until Tomorrow | The Way Back | Return to Yesterday

Sabrina Zollo
Sabrina Zollo 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.
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Why I Love My Gay Boyfriend