After completing a Creative Writing course in 2010, Chris Westlake's short story, Welsh Lessons, was awarded 1st place in the Global Short Story Award (not bad for the first writing competition he had entered).
Prior to writing romance, award-winning USA Today bestseller, Melinda Curtis was a junior manager for a Fortune 500 company, which meant when she flew on the private jet she was relegated to the jump seat―otherwise known as the potty.
Lori Oestreich's 1930s romance debut novel "Darling, All My Love" entwines historical events into the emotional lives of two characters based on her grandparents.
Kelly Oliver is the award-winning and bestselling author of three mystery series, including the Jessica James Mysteries, the Pet Detective Mysteries, and the Fiona Figg Mysteries.
Meredith Allard is the author of the bestselling paranormal historical Loving Husband Trilogy. Her sweet Victorian romance, When It Rained at Hembry Castle, was named a best historical novel by IndieReader.
We all have many journeys. Gary’s began in a small Midwest town, where he could play unfettered in the woods, finding an early love for nature and learning self-reliance. The space program and the night skies hooked him on astronomy.
Ryburn Dobbs taught anthropology and consulted as a forensic anthropologist for over a decade in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Amy is an African American author, physician, and veteran who writes fiction novels that address social issues and spirituality. As our Author of the Day, she tells us all about her book, Cute for a Black Girl.
Bethany Atazadeh is best known for her young adult fantasy novels, The Stolen Kingdom Series, which won the Best YA Author 2020 Minnesota Author Project award. She is obsessed with stories, chocolate, and her corgi puppy, Penny.
Award-winning and USA Today bestselling author P.D. Workman writes riveting mystery/suspense and young adult books dealing with mental illness, addiction, abuse, and other real-life issues.