Rob S. Rice has long had a fascination with the histories of war, technology, and always the sea. His interests in human activity on the sea extend to all historical periods. He has delivered papers before the American Philological Association in addition to a presentation at Annapolis and has taught successfully subjects from Mythology to Roman History in the course of his teaching career.
John E. Stith is the author of "Naught for Hire," the basis for the upcoming webisode series starring Ben Browder; REDSHIFT RENDEZVOUS, a Nebula Award nominee; and MANHATTAN TRANSFER, a Hugo Award Honorable Mention. Several of his works have been bought by the Science Fiction Book Club and optioned for film. He has optioned several feature-film screenplays, and has sold to television (Star Trek). REUNION ON NEVEREND and RECKONING INFINITY, are his two most recent novels, from Tor.
F. P. (Frank) Dorchak began writing at the age of six. In his twenties, Frank studied fashion modeling at the John Casablancas Modeling and Career Center. He briefly entered the world of photography, modeling, and acting before leaving it to write gritty, realistic paranormal fiction that delves into the realms of the supernatural, the unexplained, and the metaphysical to explore who we are and why we exist. Frank is published in the U.S., Canada, and the Czech Republic with short stories, non-fiction articles, and his five novels, Sleepwalkers, The Uninvited, ERO, Psychic, and Voice. His short story “Tail Gunner” is in The You Belong Collection — Writings And Illustrations By Longmont Area Residents regional anthology. Follow his blogs, at http://fpdorchak.wordpress.com/ and http://fpdorchakrealitycheck.wordpress.com/.
L.J. Hachmeister is a freelance writer, world champion martial artist, professional illustrator and musician originally from Chicago, Illinois. She currently resides in Denver, Colorado with her family and two rambunctious dogs.
Robert Davis was born in Portland, OR, but relocated to Colorado at age 8 and as lived there since. His parents and youthful life were unique, filled with the various human tragedies that make all of us relate. His first book, Rakasha: Legend of the Hindi Tiger Demon was released in July 2013.He is a computer geek and avid fantsy role-playing game player and game master, and enjoys other hobbies from off-roading to camping, hiking and fishing.
Aaron Michael Ritchey was born with Colorado thunderstorms in his soul. He's sought shelter as a world traveler, an endurance athlete, a story addict, and even gave serious thought to becoming a Roman Catholic priest. After too brief a time in Paris, he moved back to the American West and lives semi-comfortably with three forces of nature: a little, blonde hurricane, an artistic tornado, and a beautiful, beautiful blizzard. The Never Prayer from Crescent Moon Press is his first novel.
Karen A. Morrissey, a software engineer from Denver, Colorado, read her first science fiction in the third grade--Robert Heinlein's The Green Hills of Earth. She grew up not with Nancy Drew, but Tom Swift Jr. Her favorite authors are Marion Zimmer Bradley and Orson Scott Card, but her writer's voice is rich with irony and dry humor.
Her first novel is Fisher King: Percival's Descent, an Arthurian-themed space opera.
Daniel A. Willis has been many things: a bookseller, travel agent, political activist, genealogist, author, election specialist, historian and archivist. He entered the world of publishing by writing historical non-fiction and is recognized as one of the world’s leading authorities on European royal families.