MEGAN BARLOG – The Escape - Sleigh Ride
Megan Barlog, has a degree in English and an emphasis in Creative Writing. Her short story “The Escape” is her first publication, and if she has anything to say about it, it won’t be her last. She lives in California with her parents, two sisters, two brothers, and a skittish dog named Casey.
You can follow her on Twitter @meganbarlog
CARA BROOKINS – TimeShifters Journey 1
Cara Brookins is the author of the highly-anticipated young-adult series for boys, TimeShifters, with the first installment, Mark of the Centipede, available now. Fall and spring books: Mark of the Serpent and Mark of the Spider.
PEGGY CHAMBERS – The Apocalypse Sucks: Bra Wars
A Stinger (Short story)
Peggy Chambers lives in her hometown of Enid, Oklahoma with her husband. She has two children and three grandchildren. She attended Phillips University, the University of Central Oklahoma and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Enid Writers’ Club and the Oklahoma Writers’ Federation, Inc.
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HEATHER DAVIS – TMI Mom (Essays) Coming Spring 2013; TMI Mom Bites New York, (Stinger) Available Now
HEATHER DEARLY – The Bone Flower - Prom Dates to Die For and
Through a Glass Darkly – Something Wicked
Heather Dearly is published in short fiction with Nodin Press, and has authored even shorter non-fiction with the Six-Word Memoir® series. An actress by training, and a stay-at-home mom by choice, she writes at her residence in Oklahoma where she lives with her husband and three children. She is currently working on a young adult novel. www.trulymadlydearly.com
You can follow her on Twitter @heatherdearly
MARIA GERACI – Noche Buena - Sleigh Ride
Maria is the author of The Boyfriend of the Month Club, Bunco Babes Gone Wild and Bunco Babes Tell All. The married, mother-of-three lives in Florida, and is currently working on her next novel. www.mariageraci.com
You can follow her on Twitter @mariageraci
JAMMIE KERN – Mythology High young adult series
Jammie Kern writes Young Adult fiction, blending her academic background in Humanities with her experiences with teenagers. As a burn survivor, Jammie spends time offering support and encouragement to others who’ve suffered from burn injuries, as well as serving as a camp counselor at the Oklahoma Firefighter’s Burn Camp for children. With her husband and two daughters, Jammie keeps hens in exchange for fresh eggs, and grows organic vegetables for their wholesome goodness.
JAMMIE KERN – Ryann in the Sky – Mythology High: Myth 1 – COMING JULY 2012
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MAGDA KNIGHT- British author Magda Knight is the newest author to the Mythology High series; Knight’s stories include “Seal Girl” (May 2013), “Geek Girl” (June 2013) and “Glee Girl” (July 2013). The books are available as short stories and will be combined into a collection in August 2013.
MALENA LOTT/LENA BROWN – novels, novellas, short stories
Malena Lott is a multi-published author, executive editor and brand strategist. Novels include The Stork Reality, Fixer Upper, Dating da Vinci and Something New (November, 2012). Her fifth novel, Family Charms, will release on July 23, 2013. Popular beach novellas include Life’s a Beach and The Last Resort. Short stories include “Snowflakes and Stones” (Sleigh Ride), “The Pool Boy”, and young adult paranormal short stories under the pen name Lena Brown. Her YA debut is Twin Falls in the Messengers Trilogy. The married Oklahoman mama-of-three is a brand strategist and founder of the creative firm, Athena Institute, and its publishing imprint, Buzz Books USA, and the group blog BookEndBabes.com.
MAGGIE MARR – Dashing Through The Snow - Sleigh Ride
Maggie Marr is the author of Hollywood Girls Club and Secrets of the Hollywood Girls Club. The writer/producer lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and is currently working on a contemporary romance and a new motion picture script. www.maggiemarr.com
You can follow her on Twitter @maggiemarr
KELLY PARRA – Darkness Becomes Him - Prom Dates To Die For and
Mermania – Something Wicked and upcoming Supernatural Hunters novella
Kelly Parra’s earliest stories were told with paintbrushes but upon discovering the drama and forbidden love of romance and suspense novels, those paintbrushes were replaced with a keyboard. Now a multi-published author in young adult and adult fiction, she divides her time between her novels, short fiction, and the adventures of motherhood where she juggles her home life with two children, a tattooed husband, a sweet poodle and a rowdy pit bull. www.kellyparra.com and yafresh.blogspot.com
You can follow her on Twitter @KParra
JENNY PETERSON – Fairy Lights – Sleigh Ride and upcoming Descendants novella trilogy
Tonight You’re Mine – Prom Dates to Die For
Jenny Peterson, was the lifestyles editor for the Oklahoma Gazette before she and her husband became new Coloradans in the fall of 2011. She writes young adult fiction in her spare time. www.jennycoonpeterson.com
You can follow her on Twitter @JenC_P
Aaron Smith - A Kiss at the Threshold - Prom Dates to Die For and
Spectral Media – Something Wicked and the upcoming Swarm horror release, Chicago Fell First.
Aaron Smith’s work has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. He has written stories in the mystery, war, western, horror and science fiction genres, working on many characters, some as well known as Sherlock Holmes. His vampire novel 100,000 Midnights will be published in 2012. http://www.godsandgalaxies.blogspot.com/
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LUCIE SMOKER - Distortion: A Novel
Lucie Smoker’s imagination grew up in a Little House on the Prairie and at 221b Baker Street. She was born in Natchez, Mississippi but grew up mostly in Slidell, Lousiana, Houston and Colorado Springs. Her best friends were her little sister Minnie, the Hardy Boys and The Count of Monte Cristo. Like them, her life followed a path of adventure, sometimes intrigue. Then she fell in love and finally found home down a long, empty road. She lives with her husband of twenty years plus their two boys on the great North American prairie—and mysteriously turns caffeine into stories.
DANI STONE – No Place Like Home - Sleigh Ride and the ebook novella Next Left
Dani Stone is a freelance writer juggling assignments like a circus performer in sparkly red shoes. She was first published in the Sleigh Ride anthology in 2011 and in 2012 published her romantic comedy debut, Next Left. She’s a native member of the Hive, helping with social media and promotion and blogs at Book End Babes. Dani lives with her husband and two children in the great flat state of Kansas. www.ihearlaughtracks.wordpress.com
You can follow her on Twitter @danimichelle
DIANA WALLACH - Mythology High trilogy
Diana is the author of Amor and Summer Secrets, Amigas and School Scandals, and Adios to All The Drama (Kensington Books). In 2011, she published a highly regarded essay in Dear Bully: 70 Authors Tell Their Stories(HarperCollins), and in 2013, she will publish a short-story trilogy based on the Narcissus myth in the anthology Mythology High (Buzz Books). She is an advisory board member for the Philly Spells Writing Center, and is an active advocate for inner-city public schools. She hold a B.S. in Journalism from Boston University. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and daughter.
SAMANTHA WILDE – Monks And Musicians – Sleigh Ride
Samantha Wilde is the author of This Little Mommy Stayed Home and a graduate of Concord Academy, Smith College and Yale Divinity School. A yoga teacher and minister by training, and a stay-at-home mother by calling, she writes during nap times at her home in Massachusetts where she lives with her husband and three children. www.samanthawilde.com