E.D.E. Bell writes unique fantasy fiction that blends traditional and modern elements. She combines rich world building, magic, and fancy with philosophical themes of identity, prejudice, violence, compassion, personal burdens, and the ways we are connected. With diverse characters including pregnant wizards, dragon politicians, talking animals, and genderless elves, Bell’s stories explore new territory in the realm of fantasy.
Born in Cleveland in 1976, raised in Southeast Michigan, and living in Northern Virginia and Southwest Ohio, Bell is a graduate of the University of Michigan with an MSE in Electrical Engineering. She works as an advisor in technical intelligence and runs her independent publishing company with the support of her husband and three children. A passionate vegan and enthusiastic denier of gender rules, she feels strongly about issues related to equality and compassion and loves to inspire thought through her writing. She eats a questionable amount of garlic. She loves cats and trees.
E.G. Wilson cut her authorial teeth writing Sherlock fanfiction at uni when she should really have been studying. She fell into writing science fiction after being inspired by Star Wars, Firefly, and Tolkien's legendarium and has since won NaNoWriMo every year since 2012. She lives in South Canterbury, New Zealand; she loves mountains, hates broad beans, and never wears matching socks.
K.J. Quint believes everyone has a story to tell. Quint was born and raised in Woodbridge, Virginia, and has always had a passion for writing tales of adventure, and particularly: humor. Humor is his weapon to conquer life’s challenges. He loves a funny story, the sort you can get lost in. He views laughter as essential to life. Not just because something is funny, but just to express joy about life. We all go through trials and challenges, but laughter lets you enjoy life that much more. It gives you that wonderful, big feeling, you can only get through loving life, no matter what comes your way.