Beth Hodgson was born and raised in Minnesota. During her college years, she worked and went to school in downtown Minneapolis, the city that inspired the kingdom of Arcadia in Fragments of Light. She worked as a graphic artist and illustrator for several years, then switched industries to retail management in high fashion.
Currently, she is married and stays at home with her three young children and writes in her spare time. When not writing or hanging out with the family, Beth loves to make costumes, doodle her characters, and play Skyrim and Hearthstone. Her favorite color is violet, but she has a secret love for green.
Dawno is an avid SF & F fan who read her first SF in 2nd grade – Robert Silverberg’s Lost Race of Mars. From the age of 11, she’s been crafting and designing jewelry, first on a Girl Scout beading loom and eventually graduating to more professional materials. Her line of uniquely designed badge lanyards are crafted to be one of a kind and convertible to 30″ necklaces. They are made from semi-precious stones and Swarovski crystals and high quality Czech glass. Along with lanyards she makes jewelry and accessories for cosplay and historical costuming from Renaissance to Steampunk to more recent vintages. These pieces are created from lead free pewter, shining imitation Rhodium, 22k gold plated brass and other fine materials that allow for expensive looks at reasonable prices. (more…)
Heliopause: The Questrison Saga™: Book One
Flashes of light. An unseen menace. Messages from the void. Secrets at the edge of the solar system that threaten to destroy the future.
Mandira Research Station beckons at the heliopause–the brink of interstellar space. After Forster sees flashes outside that no one else can, the captain of an incoming ship is attacked by an invisible foe. Forster and his enigmatic coworker Efron search for a missing daughter who might be the cause of it all. Can the team stop the force from taking over Mandira, and the entire solar system?(more…)
Marie is a multi-award winning fantasy and science fiction writer with a serious reading addiction. If she wasn’t writing about all the people in her head, she’d be lurking about coffee shops annoying total strangers with her stories. So really, writing is a way of saving the masses. (more…)
Marla L. Anderson is the author of the novels “NanoMorphosis,” and “The Cost of living: A Life for a Life,” as well as numerous short stories. Her specialties are science fiction, fantasy, horror and suspense. Her love of fiction began at an early age and she started writing her own soon after.
She and her family live on the edge of the Cleveland National Forest enjoying the native wildlife, and occasionally fending off rattlesnakes and marauding coyotes. Readers are invited to visit her website: mlandersonauthor.com.
Michelle E. Lowe is a Georgia born native who has spent most her life near the Atlanta area before pulling up stakes and moving clear across the country with her husband, Ben, and her two daughters. History piques her interests, especially European history. She loves reading science-fiction and fantasy stories and enjoys old B horror and fun adventure films. She also gets a kick out of playing classic Atari video games and does oil painting as a hobby.
Michelle is a daydreamer and animal lover. She has two trouble-making cats, Nico and Max, and one very demanding guinea pig.
Her works include several published novels such as The Warning, Cherished Thief, Atlantic Pyramid, and children’s books, Poe’s Haunted House Tour, and The Hex Hunt series. Her latest published escapade is a steampunk/fantasy novel, titled Legacy, Legacy-The Reunion, and Legacy-The Underground the first three of a six book series.
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Melissa Milazzo works in scientific publishing, but is neither a rocket scientist nor a brain surgeon. She spends far too much time with her nose in a book or a screen. The best place to keep track of her reading, writing and rants is http://melissamilazzo.wordpress.com/. She lives in San Diego, California with her novelist husband and two illiterate dogs.
See more, including free online content, on Melissa Milazzo’s author page.
Jeremy Bai is a translator from WuxiaWorld.com, a site that specializes in translating Asian fantasy novels. Jeremy has translated two major series totaling over 9,000,000 Chinese characters. He is also the author of the epic wuxia novel Legends of Ogre Gate.
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