We are a group of People who Write and we each have different interests and we choose our own topics. I hope you enjoy each one. In no particular order, I give you the Writing Wranglers and Warriors:
Gayle Irwin writes inspirational dog stories for children and adults. She’s a published author, a contributing writer to several Chicken Soup for the Soul compilations, and a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines. A former conservation and humane educator, she assists pet rescue groups in various ways, including special events and transports. She enjoys sharing with others the beauty of nature and the special bond between people and pets, and often weaves life lessons from creation and creatures into her writing. Visit her website at www.gaylemirwin.com.
Travis has been a finalist for the Macavity short story award in 2014 and 2015 as well as the Anthony short story award in 2014. His novella LOST IN CLOVER was listed in Spinetingler Magazine’s Best Crime Fiction of 2012. He has published stories in crime fiction publications such as Thuglit, Shotgun Honey, Flash Fiction Offensive, Dark Corners, Spinetingler, and All Due Respect. He edits the Sisters-In-Crime Los Angeles newsletter Ransom Notes, reviews Anton Chekhov short stories at www.chekhovshorts.com, and sometimes shoots a short movie. His latest novella, KEEPING THE RECORD, concerns a disgraced baseball player who will do anything to keep his tainted home run record. www.tsrichardson.com
Stephanie Stamm Stephanie Stamm is the author of the mature YA urban fantasy series The Light-Bringer. Originally from Kentucky, she lived in Chicago, where many of the characters in The Light-Bringer Series (angelic and otherwise) reside, and Southwest Michigan before moving to Atlanta. She balances writing with a corporate day job and the care of her two feline companions. www.stephanieastamm.com
S. J. brown is a wildlife photographer & Author. For 15 years she has traveled extensively throughout the United States in pursuit of wildlife encounters. Much to the dismay of her spotter, and husband this often involves trekking through thick brush, muddy trails, rocky seas or secluded locations, but the interaction with wildlife makes it all worth it.
S. J. Brown’s photographs and written words are a way to share her encounters with others. The time she spends with students and adults discussing photography, and wildlife hopefully inspires others to explore their creative side.
Sarah M. Chen has worked a variety of odd jobs, usually all at once, ranging from studio script reader to bartender. She continues this trend today as an indie bookseller, transcriber, and private investigator assistant. Sarah’s crime fiction short stories have appeared in All Due Respect, Akashic’s Thursdaze series, Plan B magazine, and the latest Sisters in Crime/LA anthology. She has a noir novella set for a 2015 release as well as a children’s chapter book. www.sarahmchen.com.
Stephen Buehler’s short fiction has been published in numerous on-line publications including, Akashic Books. His Derringer nominated short story, Not My Day, appeared in the Last Exit to Murder anthology. The Mindreading Murders, a novella about a magician will be published in 2015. Stephen runs ReWriteDr, a script/story consultant company. He is also a magician and a dog owner. www.stephenbuehler