Iris couldn't anticipate the day that a pleasant stroll in the park would change her life forever. Lightning struck, unleashing its brief, yet powerful force upon her...but a more mysterious force lingered.
Visions soon began to plague Iris: vivid scenes projected in her mind's eye?that is, until the visions become her reality.
But when ...
Gregory Maguire received his Ph.D. in English and American Literature from Tufts University. His work as a consultant in creative writing for children has taken him to speaking engagements across the United States and abroad. He is a founder and codirector of Children's Literature New England, Incorporated, a non-profit educational charity established ...
Martin, George R.R.
George R.R. Martin was born September 20, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey. His father was Raymond Collins Martin, a longshoreman, and his mother was Margaret Brady Martin. He has two sisters, Darleen Martin Lapinski and Janet Martin Patten.
Martin attended Mary Jane Donohoe School and Marist High School. He began writing very young, selling monster ...
Anne Maxwell, LCSW, RPT-S has worked for over twenty years with kids and families as a play therapist and family therapist. Over the years, her practice has evolved into what she calls Family Centered Play Therapy
BIOGRAPHY Gerald "Mack" McCallum is an entrepreneur with the spirit of a true adventurer. He started out as a 15-year-old runaway who ended up on a Mexican beach where he and all the other Americans there were arrested. After 11 days in a Mexican prison, his aunt bought his freedom for $1000. Mack soon joined the Navy where he flew off an ...
Melissa McCarty is an award winning journalist who's been reporting on the front lines of major tragedy's, severe weather, fires to highlighting daily hero's for more than 13 years now. She's lived in or traveled thru almost every state across the country. Melissa has now transitioned out of local news and into a global forum hosting ...
Since launching her writing career, Kaylin McFarren has earned more than a dozen literary awards in addition to a finalist spot in the 2008 RWA Golden Heart Contest. A member of RWA, Rose City Romance Writers, and Willamette Writers, she also lends her participation and support to various charitable organizations, as well her own foundation benefiting ...
Peter Mehlman is a Primetime Emmy Award nominee and former Seinfeld writer/producer, responsible for famous Seinfeld-isms such as ?sponge worthy?, ?double-dipping? and ?Yada Yada?. Alongside his impressive TV career, he has written for top literary publications, including The Los Angeles Times. New York Times Magazine, NPR, GQ, Esquire, and a multitude of top tier publications.
Wendy was the tall scrawny late bloomer on the sidelines of the seventh grade dance who turned into the sweet-sixteen-never- been-kissed good girl yearning to be bad. Ph.D.s were the norm in her family, yet she aspired to be comfortable on any barstool in the world. In college, she took a class called “Dating and Marriage” — and got an F. Wendy has ...
I was born in Connecticut in 1973, during a brief blip in my family's otherwise western U.S. existence. We were settled in Phoenix by the time I was four, so, considering that I have twenty-seven Arizona summers under my belt, I think of myself as a native. The unusual spelling of my name was a gift from my father, Stephen ( + ie = me ). Though ...
Mild, Rosemary and Larry
Rosemary and Larry have published award-winning novels, short stories, and essays. The Milds coauthored the popular Paco and Molly Mystery Series and Cry Ohana, a thriller set in Hawaii. Members of Mystery Writers of America and Sisters in Crime, the Milds lived in Maryland for years, but now call Honolulu home.
Robert Mills grew up in southeast Missouri and in 1993 married Roberta and by 1996 had two daughters. In 1999 he was a Computer Analyst for a large corporation. In 2001 Robert felt that he wanted a change and knew he wanted to fly helicopters. He entered Basic Training on September 11, 2001.
A lifelong baseball fan, Youngstown, Ohio resident Sam Moffie graduated from Wittenberg University. He manages two sports bars, serving on the front lines of America’s most heated debate topics: sex, sports and politics. Sam has three children, one son-in-law, one grand daughter, two dogs, two cats and one1 strike-out at marriage.
Christopher Moore is the author of eleven novels, including the international bestsellers, Lamb, A Dirty Job and You Suck. His latest novel is Fool, a retelling of King Lear from the perspective of Pocket, the Fool.
Chris was born in Toledo, Ohio and grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. His father was a highway patrolman and his mother sold major appliances ...
Greg Mortenson is the co-founder of nonprofit Central Asia Institute www.ikat.org, Pennies For
Peace www.penniesforpeace.org, and co-author of New York Times bestseller ‘Three Cups of
Tea’ www.threecupsoftea.com which has been a # 1 New York Times bestseller for 82 weeks
since its January 2007 release, and was Time Magazine Asia Book of The Year.
Kate Morton is the eldest of three sisters. She was born in South Australia and moved with her family numerous times before settling, finally, on Tamborine Mountain. There she attended a tiny country school and spent much of her childhood inventing and playing games of make-believe with her sisters.
Kate fell avidly in love with books very early. ...
Gudrun Mouw was born in East Prussia. She came to California in the 60s and studied at San Jose State University. There she received her Master's Degree in English Literature. She has worked as a community college English teacher, a university librarian, a columnist and a California poet-in-the-schools. Mouw has lived in the Santa Barbara area ...
Mark Murphy has been a doctor since 1988. He has been a writer his entire life. After spending his early childhood roaming the marshes and maritime forests of coastal Georgia --where he collected seashells and arrowheads and fancied himself a swashbuckler of the highest order?and reading anything he could get his hands on, Mark entered the creative ...
Lorna Myers, Ph.D. completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the City University of New York in 1999 and went on to complete her post-doctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology. She is the Director of the Psychogenic Non-epileptic Seizure Program and of Clinical Neuropsychology Program at the Northeast Regional Epilepsy Group in New ...
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