Gregg Olsen

I have been to prison more times than I care to count. I have corresponded and visited with some of the most famous killers in America (including Ted Bundy). Visit Gregg Olsen’s website at Gregg Olsen’s 2013 Workshop: KEEPING IT REAL: Spinning True Crime into Fiction: New York Times andRead More →

Maureen McQuerry

I’ve always wanted to be a writer. When I was in elementary school I loved mysteries. I used to carry a notebook around and spy on neighbors looking for a good mystery. When my neighbor’s wife went out of town for a week I was convinced he had killed herRead More →

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Now that we are empty nesters, and there are no more children in our house, my husband and I have a Chihuahua. Her name is Blanca and she rules our house. We spoil her and do whatever she says. My favorite part of living with Blanca is the song andRead More →

As a five year old, Kelly’s parents handed her steel toed boots and a guide to poisonous reptiles in an attempt at keeping her alive. They’d tried telling her not to touch snakes and lizards, but she just didn’t listen. Somehow, they knew she would be no ordinary “girly-girl” andRead More →

Brandon Dorman

Brandon is a proud husband and father of three rambunctious boys. He loves to snack on string cheese, nachos and has eaten millions of sunflower seeds. He’s broken his nose playing flag football, stolen Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cigar, licked a slug, speaks Hiligynon, and does the dishes regularly. He loves makingRead More →

Holly Cupala

Holly Cupala wrote teen romance novels before she actually experienced teen romance. After she did, it became all about tragic poetry and slightly less tragic novels. When she isn’t writing and making art, she spends time with her husband, daughter and son in Seattle, Washington. These days, her writing isRead More →

Chris Crutcher

Chris Crutcher was born in Dayton, Ohio in 1946 but tells people he landed in Cascade, Idaho before nurses had time to dry him off. He lost his front teeth as a freshman at Cascade High School when he had a run in with a baseball bat to impress theRead More →

Jeff Burlingame

Jeff Burlingame lost one of the most prestigious awards on the planet to former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (but won the same award the following year!) and has spoken with some of the most famous people in the world. Even so, Jeff still spends most of his time (andRead More →

Jonathan Auxier

Jonathan Auxier (pronounced “ox-ee-AY”) is an author, illustrator, and former yo-yo champion (this last part is true). He is allergic to almost all fruit. Pretty much every dog he meets tries to bite him. Jonathan recently wrote a book called Peter Nimble & His Fantastic Eyes, which is about aRead More →