Carol Berg writes of warriors who battle demons inside souls, artists whose portraits reflect truth, musicians who sing visions, librarians who have past lives, and as Cate Glass, a team of sorcerer spies. She won the 2009 Mythopoeic Fantasy Award.
Sharon Lynn Fisher, a RITA Award finalist, writes stories for the geeky at heart—meaty mash-ups of sci-fi, fantasy, suspense, and romance. Sharon’s new fantasy historical romance series is being published by Blackstone. (The Absinthe Earl, Oct. 2019)
M. Darusha Wehm is the Nebula-nominated author of the interactive fiction game The Martian Job, seven science fiction novels, several poems, and many short stories. Originally from Canada, Darusha currently lives in Wellington, New Zealand.
Kate Heartfield is the author of Armed in Her Fashion and the two Alice Payne novellas. She was nominated for a 2018 Nebula Award in the novella category for Alice Payne Arrives, and in game writing for The Road to Canterbury. She lives in Canada.
J.D. Lakey is the author the Black Bead Chronicles (winner of Winner of IBPA’s Benjamin Franklin digital award), and Taurok’s Vengeance (2018 B.R.A.G. medallion winner). Readers love her lyrical writing style and expertly-crafted worlds.
Incense Rising is N. J. Schrock’s debut novel. She spent 25 years in corporate R&D before going back to school to earn her master’s degree in English. Now, Schrock writes and teaches chemistry and English classes at the University of West Florida.
David Mack is the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty novels of science fiction, fantasy, and adventure. His writing credits span many media, including television, short fiction, and comic books. He lives in NYC.
Lou Antonelli a full-time journalist and owner of The Clarksville (Tx.) Times. He was a finalist for the Sidewise and Dragon awards (both in alternate history) and the Hugos (twice). He’s authored 124 short stories, five collections, and one novel.
Jonathan is a retired Marine infantry colonel, now a full-time writer living in North Las Vegas with Kiwi and three rescue cats. A hybrid writer, he has 55 titles published and was a 2017 Nebula Finalist with his novelette, “Weaponized Math.”
Laura’s recent epic fantasy, SOULS FOR THE PHRENII, is a finalist for the Colorado Book Awards SF/Fantasy category. This book is second in her BROKEN KASKEA series; she has published a military SF series as well (the MAJOR ARIANE KEDROS NOVELS).