Kim Cresswell is the RWA award-winning author of the action-packed Whitney Steel romantic thriller series. The Assassin Chronicles TV series is in development with Council Tree Productions, a Los Angeles based film and TV production company. The TV series is based on Kim's upcoming 4-book paranormal thriller series: Deadly Shadow (May 2018), Invisible Truth, Assassin's Prophecy, and Vision of Fire.
M.K. Chester is an RWA award-winning author of historical, contemporary and paranormal romance. Her 3-book historical series, Bryeton Books, focuses on love, loss and redemption in small town America at the turn of the 20th century. M.K. lives in Tennessee, is married to a veteran and recently became a MoM (Mother of Marine). She adores her Scotties and is fighting MS.
Emma Hamm grew up in a small town surrounded by trees and animals. She writes strong, confident, powerful women who aren't afraid to grow and make mistakes. Her books will always be a little bit feminist, and are geared towards empowering both men and women to be comfortable in their own skin.
Claire Luana grew up reading everything she could get her hands on and writing every chance she could. Eventually, adulthood won out, and she turned her writing talents to more scholarly pursuits, going to work as a commercial litigation attorney. While continuing to practice law, Claire decided to return to her roots and try her hand once again at creative writing. She has written and published the Moonburner Cycle, the Confectioner Chronicles, the Knights of Caerleon trilogy with Jesikah Sundin, and is currently working on several new projects. She lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband and two dogs.
Dorothy Dreyer is a Philippine-born American living in Germany with her husband, two college-aged kids, and two Siberian Huskies. She is an award-winning, Amazon category bestselling author of young adult and new adult books that usually have some element of magic or the supernatural in them. Aside from reading, she enjoys movies, chocolate, take-out, traveling, and having fun with friends and family. She tends to sing sometimes, too, so keep her away from your Karaoke bars.
Elle Scott lives in scenic Huon Valley, Tasmania, Australia with her husband, two sons, three cats and one big, goofy Labrador. She writes fast-paced fiction that stretch reality. Always with a hint of romance. Elle also tells real stories with her camera, and is a multi-award winning family photographer. Elle hopes to one day run workshops for self-conscious women, to turn them from a wallflower to a wildflower and give them the confidence to chase their dreams with ferocity.
A.J. Flowers is many things: A hybrid author with shorter works traditionally published and longer works self-published. A first reader for freeze frame fiction. Professional audiobook narrator. Automotive Design Engineer in Detroit. Wife to a lovely Dutch man sheI met on a video game at 17; their first date was on a virtual beach amidst goblins, and they have a Blue Russian kitty named Mina who likes to stand on her laptop to prevent her from working.
Krista Street is a Minnesota native but has lived throughout the U.S. and in another country or two. She loves to travel, read, and spend time in the great outdoors. When not writing, Krista is either chasing her children, spending time with her husband and friends, sipping a cup of tea, or enjoying the hidden gems of beauty that Minnesota has to offer.
Alison Ingleby is a young adult sci-fi and fantasy author and disaster geek. She spends her days wondering what the future will be like and hoping it's not as bad as the worlds in her head. When not writing, Alison loves reading, Yorkshire Tea and hiking in the mountains. Her dream is to live by the sea in a Scottish castle. (Preferably one with central heating and hot water).
Author Angela Kulig is a light skinned Latina and fancier of cats. She enjoys rooting for the bad guy, re-dying her clothing black, and staying up all night reading. When not partaking in the aforementioned vices, she can be found writing haunting paranormal tales, out of this world urban fantasy, and quirky contemporary.
Taylor Haiden has three beautiful children and an amazingly supportive spouse and lives with them in Arizona. Taylor’s days are spent enjoying the breathtaking blue skies and pink sunsets while writing a variety of genres. When not writing, Taylor enjoys traveling to new places, tasting new and exciting foods, binging on Netflix, and experiencing everything that life has to offer from barbecues to scuba diving. Taylor is author of the Werewolf M.D. series with more in the works.
USA Today Bestselling Author B. Kristin McMichael writes YA and clean NA urban fantasy. Originally from Wisconsin, B. Kristin currently resides in Ohio with her husband, three small children, and two cats. A former cell biologist, she now does the mom thing of chasing kids, baking cookies, homeschooling her children, and playing outside while writing full time. Her "Night Human World" includes the YA series The Blue Eyes Trilogy, The Day Human Trilogy, The Skinwalkers Witchling Trilogy, The Merworld Trilogy, and the current The Human Hunter Trilogy which follow different characters in the night human world that is filled with all the creatures that go bump in the night. She's also the author of the NA paranormal time travel romance series "The Chalcedony Chronicles".
Ella Wayne enjoys all the intriguingly weird and mildly bizarre men that can go bump in the night. Aliens, shifters, and vampires are just the tip of the iceberg she likes to climb. Her heroines are strong enough to withstand the temptation of an intoxicating man while fighting to save the day. Ella loves to bring her heroes to life, each tall, dark, and muscular inch of him. And her women are able to strike just the right cord to make that happen. Ella is a proud member of the Romance Fiction Club.
Jenna Lee is a fantasy author, speaker and creative heart. Most days you can find her writing out the stories that take over her mind, supporting her friends, creating or designing. Jenna is mostly known for being a go-getter, a book worm and passionate human who loves nature, all things creative and using my experience to empower other aspiring writers and creatives to bring their light to the world.
Char Webster weaves suspense, mystery, romance and humor into all of her books. She strives to make the paranormal world fit perfectly into real life, where anything seems to be possible. Reading and getting lost in a story have always been Char Webster's favorite things to do. She has also had a love for writing, which led her to her daytime career in public relations and marketing. After years of writing for others, Char decided to write something for herself. The Gifted Series fulfills a lifelong dream of creating a world where people can escape reality for a little while. Char Webster loves living in South Jersey because she feels like it is in the center of everything. She loves pizza, hot sauce, French fries, dancing, photography and trying new things.
K.A. Parkinson was raised in a small suburb with books as her closest companions. She now spends her days writing books and spending time with her favorite companions--her husband and two boys.
J.L. is a lover of all things supernatural, especially when there are kick-ass heroines involved and devastatingly sexy bad boys with hearts of gold ready to save the day. Delving into the dark recesses of her mind, her writing fulfills her loves with epic locations that are out of this world and characters worth fighting for that harbor deadly secrets and dangerous desires.
Steven Whibley grew up reading books by the truckload and fell in love with the adventures played out by the Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew. He now writes adventure and fantasy books for kids with the goal of taking young readers on similar adventures. He lives in British Columbia with his amazing wife and four beautiful children.
S K Gregory writes urban fantasy, paranormal romance and horror stories. The Daemon Persuasion series is her first series and the Aurelia Graves series is her latest, published with Winlock Press. She lives in Northern Ireland and in her spare time she loves to read.
Personal dragon trainer, lover of glitter, writer of everything. Lichelle Slater doesn't limit herself to a genre, but one thing is certain--you will always find a dragon in her stories. She was nominated as Best Debut Author at UtopiaCon 2017 for "Step Right Up." She works full time as a special education preschool teacher, and thrives on writing during every free minute.
Michael J. Allen is a bestselling author of multi-layer science fiction and fantasy novels. Born in Oregon and an avid storm fan, he lives in far too hot & humid rural Georgia with his two black Labradors: Myth and Magesty. On those rare occasions he tears himself away from reading, writing and conventions he can be found experimenting in the kitchen, enjoying bad Sci-Fi movies, playing D&D or the occasional video game, getting hit with sticks in the SCA or hanging out with the crew of Starfleet International’s U.S.S. DaVinci.
Lee French lives in Olympia, WA and writes in a variety of fantasy and science fiction subgenres. Best known for her young adult urban fantasy series Spirit Knights, she tends to write about people finding family in strange places. She is a member of SFWA and NIWA, and also serves her NaNoWriMo region as a Municipal Liaison.