Jason Brannon is the author of The Cage and Winds of Change. His work has been translated into German, optioned for film, and developed for a series of graphic novels. His short fiction has appeared in over one hundred magazines and various anthologies. The Maze is his debut inspirational title. He currently lives in Amory, MS. His website is www.jbrannon.net.
Books by Jason: The Maze
A life-long sailor, Normandie Fischer has been writing and editing professionally since the seventies. Her fiction has garnered numerous awards, including best in women’s fiction in 2011, The Marlene (Washington, DC, RWA) and The Catherine (Toronto RWA). Her second book, Sailing out of Darkness, will be released in 2013. Normandie studied sculpture for several years in Perugia, Italy before returning stateside to complete her degree with special honors in English. She and her husband divide their time between their waterfront home in NC and their waterborne sailing home, Sea Venture, lately returned from Pacific Mexico. For more information, you may contact her at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books by Normandie: Becalmed
Barbara Warren is a freelance editor with twenty years experience. Her editing firm, Blue Mountain Editorial Service has an extensive list of both published and non-published writers. For beginning writers she acts as a writing coach.
She has had short stories and articles published in magazines such as Mature Living and Home Life. She is a member of the writing pool for Open Windows, the Southern Baptist devotional magazine.
Her romantic suspense, Murder At The Painted Lady is available from Avalon Books. She is one of the founders of the Mid-South Writer’s group and has been a speaker at writer’s conferences and area groups. Barbara and her husband, Charles, live on a farm in the beautiful Ozarks where they raise beef cattle.
Books by Barbara: The Gathering Storm
Nancy Cavin Pitts grew up in Boone County, Indiana and lived there for many years. She now lives with her husband, Mark, in the St. Louis area of Missouri. For the past seven years, she has worked as a legal assistant at a local law firm. When You Come Home took her twelve years to complete and is her first full-length novel.
Books by Nancy: When You Come Home
Ward Tanneberg is a pastor/writer/novelist, having authored several books and given more than 50 years to evangelism, youth, college and pastoral ministry, including two Pacific Northwest churches and 23 years as the senior pastor at Valley Christian Center in Dublin, CA. In 2008, he was named President/Executive Director of The CASA Network. He is a graduate of Northwest University and the California Graduate School of Theology. Ward speaks extensively at retreats, conferences and ministry leadership events in and outside the USA. He and his wife, Dixie, live in the Pacific Northwest.
Books by Ward: Redeeming Grace
A native of Central New York, Linda Rondeau graduated from North Syracuse High School and later Houghton College. She moved to Northern New York where she met and married Steve Rondeau, her best friend in life, and managed a career in human services before tackling professional writing. After thirty-four years she and her husband have relocated to Jacksonville, Florida to start a new adventure…leaving rural America to live in a city of one million. Of course, the more favorable temperatures allow her to follow another great passion–golf.
While writing is her greatest passion, the author takes even greater pride in being a wife of one patient man, the mother of three, and the grandmother of nine.
Rondeau’s first book, written under the name Linda Wood Rondeau, The Other Side of Darkness, is the winner of the 2012 Selah Award for best first novel.
Also written under Linda Wood Rondeau, is her newest Christmas romance, It Really IS a Wonderful Life, a story filled with quirky characters, not unlike the good people of Bedford Hills. An Iraq-war widow, newly relocated to the bitter Northern New York winter climate, in an effort to find new friends, joins a Community Theater group in production for It’s a Wonderful Life.
Books by Linda: It Really IS a Wonderful Life,
Ann is the author of eight novels. Her books have received numerous awards, including the Christy Award, the Midwest Book Award and the Silver Angel Award from Excellence in Media. She enjoys teaching and serving as writing mentor at numerous conferences and workshops throughout the year. Ann lives with her family on the side of a mountain in beautiful Western North Carolina. You can read more about her work at www.anntatlock.com.
Pat Patterson is a writer, a photographer, and an instructor of Emergency Medical Science. His stories are true, based on real life experiences and from time spent on the streets of Durham, North Carolina where he served as a paramedic for seventeen years.Pat is a winner of the Blue Ridge Christian Writers Conference. His devotional book, Answering the Call, was released in 2010.
Books by Pat: Tested by Fire: He Sought Revenge. He Found Life
Donn Taylor is a novelist and poet of varied career. He led an Infantry rifle platoon in the Korean War, served with Army aviation in Vietnam, and worked with air reconnaissance in Europe and Asia. Afterwards, he earned a PhD in Renaissance literature and for eighteen years taught literature at two liberal arts colleges. His poetry has appeared in leading journals and is collected in his book Dust and Diamond: Poems of Earth and Beyond. His fiction includes a light-hearted mystery, Rhapsody in Red, and a suspense novel, The Lazarus File, which has just been re-issued as an e-book. He is a frequent speaker at writers’ groups and conferences. He and his wife live near Houston, TX, where he continues to write fiction and poetry, as well as essays on writing, ethical issues, and U.S. foreign policy. His Web site is www.donntaylor.com.
Books by Donn: The Lazarus File
Jane Kirkpatrick is a retired social worker and teacher who has written 16 books, both fiction and non-fiction, about or based on the lives of people in the American West. Her first novel, A Sweetness to the Soul, won the Wrangler Award from the Western Heritage Center. A Tendering in the Storm won the 2007 WILLA Literary Award for Best Original Paperback, and A Flickering Light, a story based on her grandmother’s life as a turn of the century photographer, was named to Library Journal’s Best Books of 2009. Her work has also appeared in more than 50 publications, including Decision, Private Pilot and Daily Guideposts. Kirkpatrick now lives in Central Oregon (between Bend and Redmond) after homesteading for 26 years with her husband, Jerry, in a remote part of Oregon known as Starvation Point.
Books by Jane: Homestead
Christy Barritt is the author of several books, including Hazardous Duty. She’s also a frequent speaker and freelance writer whose byline has appeared on hundreds of articles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and psychology from Cincinnati Christian University and now lives with her husband and son in Virginia.
She has penned articles for Campus Life, Marriage Partnership, Blueridge Country, The Plain Truth, Guideposts for Teens, Brio, and The Lookout. She’s the author of the Squeaky Clean Mystery Series (Kregel Publications). Hazardous Duty, the first book in the series, took third place in the ACFW Book of the Year contest. The series is about a crime-scene cleaner who also solves crimes. The second book in the series, Suspicious Minds, will hit shelves in May 2008. She also co-authored a non-fiction book, Changed: True Stories of Finding God in Christian Music. The book is currently available in Christian bookstores across the country.
Books by Christy: Death of the Couch Potato’s Wife
Dwight Ritter’s latest book is Emerson the Magnificent, published by Lighthouse Publishing, is his 13th book which spans a prolific career as a writer and graphic designer. Educational curricula, children’s books, fiction, business books, lyrics for tv commercials, and magazine articles illustrates his varied interests. Over the past thirty years he has written 15 publishing titles via Harper and Row, Prentice Hall, Wiley, Allyn & Bacon, Irwin, Dell, Coronet Instructional Media, and Noble and Noble.
Books by Dwight: Emerson The Magnificent!