Fleur (F.T.) Bradley is the author of the Double Vision trilogy (HarperCollins Children’s), a fun middle-grade spy adventure series School Library Journal calls, “a must-read for mystery fans, including reluctant readers.” She is the author of numerous short crime stories, and manages a freelance writing and editing career along with various novel projects. She lives in Colorado Springs with her husband and two daughters, and entirely too many cats.
Eric Carlson has an MA in Phonology from University College London. He is a linguist, copy-editor, historian, philosopher, typographer, book designer, and sometimes software developer. He brings this wide combination of skills to matters of writing, and he tries to share his knowledge and insights with others in the hope that they will see their own writing in profoundly new ways. He currently lives in Santa Fe, where water boils at less than 200°F (93°C), with his wife and three cats.
Jami Carpenter has worked with traditional and boutique publishers, self-publishing writers, advertising agencies, and non-profit organizations. Jami is the commissioned co-author of two books, editor of over 100 books, and executive producer/host of a PBS television show featuring interviews with local, national, and international authors.
Margo Catts is a freelance writer, editor, blogger, and passionate traveler currently based in Houston because she can’t be everywhere else at once. Her 2017 debut novel, AMONG THE LESSER GODS, is soon to be released in paperback, and she’s at work on the next, CITY OF WALLS. She is recently repatriated after living in Saudi Arabia, and is a contributing author to the anthology ONCE UPON AN EXPAT. She’ll do a crossword now and then, but finds humanity to be the most interesting puzzle in the world.
Jason Dias is a doctor of clinical psychology with fifteen years of experience working with developmentally disabled adults, four with people in severe states at the psychiatric hospital, and nine doing international psychology. He is co-founder of the Zhi Mian Institute for International Existential Psychology, an organization helping Chinese psychotherapists to acquire counseling skills and develop professional infrastructure. Additionally, Jason writes. His credits include web journals and articles for The New Existentialists and A New Domain, two book chapters about existential psychology, a book of poetry and several novels and anthologies. He worries that academic writers spend too much time writing for journals only read by people who already agree with them and tries to get big ideas out in other formats. Jason lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and son and keeps mostly to himself.
Kameron loves building worlds where heroes and heroines push, pull, and fight their way to the love and happiness they deserve. As a third-generation veteran, she believes anywhere can be home, but has spent most of her life in Colorado and Arizona, which are just as much a part of her as her wanderlust spirit. She’s traveled to many corners of the world, but has so many places she still needs to see. When not writing, she’s tackling remodeling projects around her home, seeking out new travel adventures with her gypsy friends, or snuggling with her four-legged son.
She’s been a member of Pikes Peak Writers since 2013, attended her first writers conference in 2014, and started volunteering in 2015.
Jason always wanted to be a writer, he just didn’t know it. He grew up in and went to college in Southern California. After college he taught locally in Los Angeles until he got married and moved to Denver in 2004. For nine years Jason was a public school teacher. He had his first story published in 2014. Since then he has been a regular panelist at Denver ComicCon and other local conventions. He has had several short stories published, blogs regularly for Pikes Peak Writers & Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers, ran an online magazine and edited an anthology. He
earned an MA in History in 2012. Jason is married to the Fetching Mrs. Evans, his spouse, best friend and tax preparer. They live together in Denver with their two dogs and one cantankerous cat.
TODD FAHNESTOCK is a writer of fantasy for all ages and winner of the New York Public Library’s Books for the Teenage Award. His bestselling The Wishing World series began as bedtime stories for his children, and his epic fantasy series include: Threadweavers, The Heartstone Trilogy and The Whisper Prince Trilogy. Charlie Fiction is his first urban fantasy novel. Stories are his passion, but Todd’s greatest accomplishment is his quirky, fun-loving family. When he’s not writing, he goes on morning runs with his daughter, wrestles with his son, practices Taekwondo, and drives his wife crazy with the emotional rollercoaster that comes with being a writer.
Chris Goff is the award-winning author of six mystery novels and two international thrillers. Her most recent release, Red Sky was a 2018 Colorado Book Award Finalist. Goff’s series debut, Dark Waters, was dubbed “a sure bet for fans of international thrillers” by Booklist, and was a 2016 Colorado Book Award Finalist, Colorado Authors’ League Award Finalist, and an Anthony Award Finalist for Best Crime Fiction audiobooks.
Goff began her career as a columnist and writing non-fiction for local, regional and national publication. Later she edited rock and ice-climbing guides for Chockstone Press and worked in graphic production for “Living the Good News,” a division of The Morehouse Publishing Group. She has taught writing at the Colorado Free University, the University of Colorado, and at conferences and workshops nationally and internationally. She currently serves on the executive committee of the International Association of Crime Writers and as Education Liaison for Sisters in Crime.
Marc Graham is an author, actor, and student of shamanic practices. His debut historical novel, Of Ashes and Dust was released in March 2017. His second novel, Song of Songs, is scheduled for release by Blank Slate Press in May 2019, with a third scheduled for late 2019.