Meet The Authors
USA TODAY & Amazon Bestselling AuthorA Kansas native, Samantha LaFantasie spends her free time with her spouse and three kids. Writing has always been a passion of hers, forgoing all other desires to devote to this one obsession, even though she often finds herself arguing with her characters through much of the process. She’s primarily a fantasy writer but often feels pulled to genres such as sci-fi, romance, and others.
Samantha became a bestselling author with the Pandora Boxed Set (which includes Made to Forget: Nepherium Novella series--Part One) on both Amazon and USA Today. Samantha loves to take time to enjoy other activities such as photography and playing her favorite game of all time, Guild Wars 2.
Amazon Top 100 Historical Fantasy/Mashups Bestselling Author
Alesha Escobar writes fantasy to support her chocolate habit. She enjoys everything from Tolkien and Dante to the Dresden Files and Hellblazer comics. She resides in California with her partner-in-crime, Luis Escobar, a 20-year art veteran on The Simpsons television show. Alesha is the author of The Gray Tower Trilogy, an action-packed supernatural spy thriller set in an alternate 1940's. The trilogy books have hit the Amazon bestsellers lists for Historical Fantasy and Mashups. You can find Alesha at her weekly blog, Fantasy, Mashups, & Mayhem, where she discusses fantasy and science fiction TV shows, movies and books, and celebrity gossip. She's just kidding about the celebrity gossip.
Hugo Award Nominee (AISFP)Timothy C. Ward grew up on DragonLance, Stephen King, and Dune. He blends these influences in his serialized epic, Scavenger, where sand divers uncover death and evolution within America's buried fortresses. His first printed story, "The Bomb in the President's Bathroom," was released in the Amish SciFi anthology, Tales from Pennsylvania. Signed copies are available in his store: Spike Publishing.
B.R.A.G Medallion Honoree
H.M. Jones won the Indie B.R.A.G Medallion for her self-published debut fantasy novel, Monochrome, in 2014. She also writes poetry and is responsible for the Attempting to Define poetry collection. A bestseller only in her mind, Jones pays the electric bill by teaching college English courses at night, and is responsible for wrangling her two preschoolers during the day. Thankfully, she is married to a handsome lawyer, since they have other bills to pay. She reads, bookstore hops, writes and moderates and reviews for the indie review site Elite Indie Reads in her "spare" time. Jones received her B.A. and M.A. degrees in English Literature and now lives in the Pacific Northwest with her family and her very fat cat, Pepper.