Shayna Grissom was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She currently resides in Seattle with her husband, two children, and her beloved pets. Shayna draws inspiration for her writings from binge-watching too many shows with far too much wine. She is a lover of the macabre, the strange, natural sciences, and films that feature vivid colors and imagery. Her favorite film director is Guillermo Del Toro, and her favorite books growing up were Anne Rice novels. You can find Shayna on twitter @ShaynaGrissom and on GoodReads.com or www.Sgrissom.com Titles A Soul Reclaimed
Richard Zaric has had a passion for writing as far back as high school when he won the Nan Shipley Award for creative writing. Richard has been a researcher for over 25 years. His research skills helped uncover Winnipeg's storied past. He graduated from the University of Manitoba (Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)) in 1989 and lives in Winnipeg. Hiding Scars is his first novel. Titles Hiding Scars
Brad Oates grew up in the small town of Mayerthorpe, AB. He developed a passion for literature at an early age, and recalls being curled up on the couch with his parents and sibling as they read 'The Hobbit' and 'The Lord of the Rings'. Brad now lives in Edmonton, AB, with his dog, Bogney. He is a senior member of the Edmonton Writer's Group and enjoys writing at the Tavern on Whyte and on his blog, BradOHInc.com, when he finds the time. Titles: Edgar's Worst Sunday
Laurie Carter is an award-winning writer and photographer whose work appears in books, newspapers, magazines and online. Born in Ontario, she lived in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley for more than two decades. She shares a cozy home with her husband, writer/photographer Bruce Kemp, and an SPCA rescue cat.