“OK, I’ll own up – I’m not really a writer- I’m a sound engineer, a technician, and we all know what this means culturally and traditionally; yer av’rage roadie has a vocabulary of about three hundred words, most of which are not family friendly, right?
As a scientist, Arthur authored 100+ publications, and shares the 2008 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award for the discovery of Sprycel, an anti-cancer drug. He writes hard science fiction, fantasy and horror. His debut novel, Algorithm, a story about DNA and the purpose of humanity, garnered a 2010 Royal Palm Literary Award (RPLA) and was published by E-Lit Books in 2014.
I am a fantasy author. The darker, the better. No frills, action packed fantasy with a twist of technology and magic. You can’t beat a massive sword! The bigger, the better. I write what I’d like to read, what David Gemmell inspired me to do, and what Mark Lawrence gave me to courage to try.
She left school at sixteen, studied Animal Care and Photography at college and now owns a dog called Beau and takes many photos of many things. Mainly the dog.
Her stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Nightmare Magazine, Shimmer, Flash Fiction Online, LampLight, and Three-Lobed Burning Eye as well as Flame Tree Publishing’s Chilling Horror Short Stories anthology.
Much of that writing time has been dedicated to her space-fantasy trilogy based on the fictional world of Abendau. She has also had Earth invaded by aliens who are confronted by the Irish, and discovered a girl who sees fairies that might, or might not, be real.
Born in the middle of the twentieth century, John A. Frochio grew up and lives among the rolling hills of Western Pennsylvania (in a little community called New Brighton) in the United States. He loves living in the country while working in the city (Pittsburgh). For a living, he designs, develops and installs computer automation systems for steel mills.
When not working as a psychiatrist, he wrestles with three overactive sons, plays sport and sometimes casts concrete gnomes.
Most of her work is middle grade or young adult fantasy, but she does enjoy the odd foray into adult speculative fiction.
Kerry has had many careers: from veterinary surgeon to computer teacher; veterinary sub-editor to stable hand. Now approaching her half century and with teenage children becoming independent, she has finally made time to write.
She loves writing about dragons and magic, swords and sorcery, although she also likes to challenge herself with genres outside her comfort zone.
He is the author of supernatural noir novellas formally produced by Eggplant Literary Productions (now sadly defunct), and short stories in recent Third Flatiron anthologies. He also contributes to several online publications.
Nathan Hystad grew up in a small Canadian prairies town. From a young age he loved reading and wanted to be a writer. He moved to Edmonton, Alberta when he was eighteen and lived there until he recently moved to a surrounding city with his beautiful wife and wiggly cocker spaniel.
As a child, she discovered the shelves of yellow hardback Gollancz science fiction books at her local library, and she was hooked.
Roy Gray lives in Macclesfield, Cheshire.
His ‘bibliography’ comprises a few short stories and some poetry. Roy has a namesake who writes erotic poetry which can be found online so maybe you should be careful if you Google Roy Gray.
Samanda R. Primeau (it’s pronounced “Sam” – the rest is silent) is a jack-of-all-trades (or rather, jill) who has been, at one time or another, everything from a country radio DJ to a poker dealer to a pet store manager, but hopes to be just a writer when (if) she grows up.
Tanja Bisgaard was born in Trinidad and Tobago, raised in Brazil and Norway, and now lives in Denmark. A born globetrotter, she has studied and worked in several countries, and has travelled to many more.