John grew up in the biggest city in North Carolina, looking into books. When he discovered comics, he started looking up: up is where the heroes make their stories. John spends most of his time making up stories of his own, high-flying and otherwise, in NC's third largest city. There are less skyscrapers there, but still sometimes you can spot a flying something neither bird nor plane.
Jennifer R. Povey is in her early forties, and lives in Northern Virginia with her husband. She writes a variety of speculative fiction, whilst following current affairs and occasionally indulging in horse riding and role playing games. She has sold fiction to a number of markets including Analog, and written RPG supplements, some of which are available from Occult Moon Publishing. Her first novel, Transpecial, was published by Musa Publishing in April, 2013. Her most recent release is the apocalyptic science fiction novella trilogy "The Silent Years." She is working on an ongoing urban fantasy serial that can be found at http://makingfate.jenniferrpovey.com/.
Kevin is a journalism graduate, an annoying Fannibal, and X-Files obsessive. He writes about TV, movies, music, and anything even tangentially related to Doctor Who. He can usually be found head-first into the new Stephen King novel or irritating his cat.
Samuel Cook is a freelance writer and former English teacher from Virginia. He enjoys all forms of nerdom, be it video games, anime or obscure science fiction. He enjoys a good book, reading voraciously through most forms of science fiction. In particular, he loves military sci-fi.
Rachel Kolman is a fan of many things. Her current favorites are Star Wars, Super Mario, and Harry Potter. Yes, she can beat you at Mario Kart. Rachel studied writing at the University of Central Florida and has written for The Inquisitr, Bustle, and Cosmopolitan. She's currently working on her first short story collection. When not immersed in fandom, Rachel teaches Literature at Valencia College in Orlando, FL. Check out her blog at rachelkolman.wordpress.com
I live in Sothern California, I've married with a 7-month-old daughter. I enjoy the beach, guitar and MMA. I enjoy a good crime drama and my favorite sci-fi book is Prey
Grace Florencia Manalili has been working as a freelance writer since 2008. She provides her services independently and through the online employment platform, Upwork.com where she has been named one of its Top Rated Writers. Some of her articles have been published on EzineArticles.com. She provides ghost writing, proofreading and editing services. She is also a sci-fi movie and TV show fan. Her favorites are Star Wars and Star Trek movies as well as the X-Files and Star Trek Voyager series.
Vanessa is a new up-and-coming author who enjoys freelancing for ghost writing, blog-writing on various subjects, and reviewing games. She loves SciFi and considers the gaming series of Mass Effect to be the most enthralling of all SciFi worlds and plots. She plans to start on her first novel in the year 2016. Check out her artists page here: https://www.facebook.com/BenoitGallery33
Matt Pepper lives in Chatham, Ontario, Canada and is a Journalism Graduate from St. Clair College, class of 2009. He also holds a technology degree from Niagara College and a General Manager and Scouting degree from Sports Management Worldwide out of Portland, Oregon, USA. Matt is currently a Team Lead in the Customer Service industry, a freelance videographer for different sports group, freelance writer, and also a hockey scout intern. In his free time, he enjoys playing Xbox One, travelling, and reading sports autobiographies.
Raymond K. Rugg is a career journalist and freelancer in both print and digital media. He is the author of the non-fiction book Sales and Science Fiction, and the editor of a series of themed speculative fiction anthologies for the indie publisher, Tree-Lion Press. He lives and works in the Galena foothills between Lake Tahoe and Reno, Nevada.