40yrs of age, Ricky Taillefer accesses writing in winter of 2012 of interest’s ambitiousness. Realizing everything at the last moment about the powerful invisible penny, the perfect donation needs ... Read full author bio >
"“The whole city had feebly brightened a short fraction of time....Once on the ground, from a brazed cherry red to dark rusty oxidized, the coin cooled quickly as the wet pavement underneath helped cooling.”
“Jason alleviated fast from his sickness of hurls. His faculties climbed high enough as he felt like moving, vertigo faded consciously.”"
Allan Batchelder is a professional actor, educator and former stand-up comedian. He has performed all over the United States, and his work reflects a lifetime in the theater, as well ... Read full author bio >
Geoffrey Leigh is an experienced writer and a recently published author of the debut Middle Grade/ Young Adult epic fantasy: Siv & the Blood Moon. Published by Frog Street Press in Grapevine, Texas, this is a story of an ordinary girl struggling with the insecurities of youth with which so many of our young can identify. Siv, through courage and good character, must overcome her self-doubt and rise up to become great to face her greatest adversaries. Inspired by his daughters, Leigh plans a trilogy centered around his young heroine, Siv, and her adventures. He has recently completed the sequel to his exciting debut novel: Siv & the Moonstone.
Leigh's passion for writing fiction began under the tutelage of Dr. Carol Ann Moore, who instilled within him a love for reading and writing. Presently, Leigh works as a trauma surgeon to five ski resorts in Colorado, and spends his off seasons writing fiction.
Leigh received his professional education at The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Medicine at San Antonio. He did his surgical residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas and a surgical oncology fellowship in New York. He is published in academic journals: Surgical Oncology (D2 Dissection for Gastric Cancer) as well as Surgical Rounds (Case Report); but his passion is writing fiction. He is ... Read full author bio >
"[Leigh] writes with such a clear, earnest voice everything feels quite fresh. There’s grandeur in lines such as “evil flowed like lava from the volcano and entrapped...Lavendelle in its fiery grip'... This inventive, tightly plotted debut will entertain fantasy lovers of any age."
Michael Phillip Cash is an award-winning screenwriter and novelist. He's written ten books including the best-selling Brood X, Stillwell, The Flip, The After House, The Hanging Tree, Witches Protection ... Read full author bio >
Dan Pausback was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and raised in Chicago, Illinois. He started his career as a playwright in New York City before selling a screenplay (Time Police) to ... Read full author bio >
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