Joseph Helmreich is author of The Return (2017, Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press). In addition to his writing, he is a member of alternative folk duo, Honeybrick, and a ventriloquist. He lives in New York City and works in film distribution.
Barbara A. Barnett is a Philadelphia-area writer, musician, orchestra librarian, Odyssey Writing Workshop graduate, coffee addict, wine lover, and all-around geek with over 40 short stories published.
Fonda Lee is the award-winning author of Zeroboxer (Flux) and Exo (Scholastic). A recovering corporate strategist, when she is not writing, she can be found training in kung fu or searching out tasty breakfasts. Fonda lives in Portland, OR.
Barbara Barnett is Publisher/Executive Editor of Blogcritics, (blogcritics.org). Her debut novel, The Apothecary’s Curse was published by Pyr in October. She is also the author of Chasing Zebras: THE Unofficial Guide to House, M.D. (ECW Press)
Andrew P. Weston lives with a large amount of cats in a medium sized house on a small Greek island. He is the author of the IX Series and creator of Daemon Grim, a prominent character within Janet Morris’ Heroes in Hell Universe.
Andrew G. Schneider always wanted to be a wizard when he grew up; now he makes magic with words. When not writing, he hunts the wild dust bunny and makes a mean pot of French onion soup. He lives in Washington, D.C., believes in unicorns, and is marr
Once a Silicon Valley software engineer, CURTIS C. CHEN now writes fiction near Portland, Oregon. His debut novel WAYPOINT KANGAROO is a science fiction spy thriller about a superpowered secret agent facing his toughest mission yet: vacation.
Brian Burt writes short and novel-length speculative fiction. His short story “The Last Indian War” won the Writers of the Future Gold Award. His debut novel, “Aquarius Rising: In the Tears of God,” won EPIC’s 2014 eBook Award for Science Fiction.
E.D. Walker is the author of The Beauty’s Beast Series of fairy tale retellings that begins with Enchanting the King. She’s a total geek, a movie buff, and a mediocre swing dancer. E.D. lives with her husband and two spoiled housecats in LA.
The shady underworld of the high school essay black market was indie author Amy J. Murphy’s introduction to writing for profit. She went legit in 2015 with the launch of the Allies and Enemies series. It’s reached the Top 50 in space opera on Amazon.