Category: Bios

  • Karen Victoria Smith

      Karen Victoria Smith grew up with an Irish grandmother who tried to teach her the old ways and watched horror movies with her in the dark. KV lives in New Jersey with her family who patiently allow her to believe that in a 24-hour world the monsters are real. You can find her books […]

  • Karen Wyle

    Karen A. Wyle was born a Connecticut Yankee, but eventually settled in Bloomington, Indiana, home of Indiana University. She now considers herself a Hoosier. Wyle's childhood ambition was to be the youngest ever published novelist. While writing her first novel at age 10, she was mortified to learn that some British upstart had beaten her […]

  • John Barlow

    John was born in West Yorkshire, England, in 1967. He worked as a musician before studying English Literature at Cambridge University and language acquisition at Hull University. After teaching English for several years, he moved to Spain to write full-time, and has been there ever since. He is married to Susana, with whom he has […]

  • Tracey M. Hansen

    Tracey M. Hansen grew up in the wilds of Cape Coral, FL where she still unwillingly resides today.  She lives with a dime piece she calls 'ManPal' and three very feisty fur-kids. With her best of friends scattered around the globe, Tracey spends her time in a dark corner in fetal position, sucking her thumb and […]

  • Michael Shean

    Michael Shean is a web professional and graphic artist living in the Washington, DC area. A lifelong devotee to science fiction, weird fiction and noir tales, Michael enjoys weaving complex stories involving troubled, colorful characters and deconstructing the darker side of the worlds in which they live.

  • Holly Bush

    Holly Bush was born in western Pennsylvania to two avid readers. There was not a room in her home that did not hold a full bookcase. She worked in the hospitality industry, owning a restaurant for twenty years and recently worked as the sales and marketing director in the hospitality/tourism industry and is credited with building […]

  • Jesse James Freeman

    Billy Purgatory is Jesse James Freeman's first novel. He's also studied psychology and film and scripted comics. When he's not writing books, Jesse James trains falcons to kill Leprechaun Robots, and will continue to do so until the world is relatively safe. You can find Billy Purgatory: I am the Devil Bird at [amazon-product text=”Amazon” […]

  • E. A. West

    Elizabeth Ann West is a jane-of-all-trades, mistress to none. For the last three years, she has sold her nonfiction articles to websites and marketing firms. Before choosing a career in writing, she made magic at Walt Disney World and performed as a Quality Technician for Alcoa. Fiction is her next mountain to conquer. Originally from […]

  • Janelle Jensen

    After taking years off of writing, Janelle Jensen's self imposed hiatus has now ended.  She is currently getting back into the rhythm of writing by working on flash fiction pieces, which can be found at her website.  She finds inspiration in the imagery of words, as well as through the camera she often has stuck to her […]

  • Steve Umstead

    Steve Umstead has been the owner of a Caribbean & Mexico travel company for the past ten years, but never forgot his lifelong dream of becoming an author. After a successful stab at National Novel Writing Month, he decided to pursue his dream more vigorously…but hasn't given up the traveling. Steve lives in scenic (tongue-in-cheek) New Jersey with his […]