Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Samantha Cook

October 19th, 2021 - Posted in

Samantha Cook is a fantasy author of dark and twisty adventures for young adults. Her books contain a slice of magic and a questionable serving of humour, so bear that in mind before taking a bite. She’s also a freelance developmental editor, a book reviewer, and an editorial assistant for medical professional titles. If she’s […]

Connor Akio Jordan, Chief of Staff of Project Regeneration Connor is the Chief of Staff of Project Regeneration, noted environmentalist Paul Hawken’s new nonprofit. He helped research and write Paul’s new book, Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation, and manages the organization supporting the mission of the book. Before joining Project Regeneration, Connor was a social […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Melissa Welliver

September 21st, 2021 - Posted in

Melissa Welliver writes speculative fiction about how the End Of The World is never really the end of the world. After studying MA Creative Writing under Jeanette Winterson at the University of Manchester, she went on to complete Curtis Brown Creative’s Writing for Children course. Her work has listed in Bath Novel Award, Mslexia, the […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Carynn Bohley

September 7th, 2021 - Posted in

  Carynn Bohley is the young adult author of YA fantasy Darkness Rise (published by Darkstroke Books) and several self-published works, her most recent publication being her NA time travel romance titled Out of Time. You can find more about her books at, and check out some of her comedic writing-related videos on her YouTube channel,  Inklings.  […]

  Garth Stein is the internationally bestselling author of the contemporary classic, The Art of Racing the Rain. A major motion picture adaptation starring Kevin Costner, Milo Ventimiglia, and Amanda Seyfried, was release in the summer of 2019. The Art of Racing in the Rain has sold more 6 million copies world-wide, been translated into […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Michelle Sagara

June 22nd, 2021 - Posted in

  Michelle Sagara lives in Toronto with her long-suffering husband and two sons. She is very allergic to cats, unlike many authors, and her house is a zone of chaos. With bookshelves. Her first novel was published in 1991 (Into the Darklands), and she’s continued to write novels since then. She writes as Michelle West (The Sun […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – N J Simmonds

June 8th, 2021 - Posted in

  Fantasy author N J Simmonds began her career in glossy magazines, then went on to manage marketing campaigns for big brands before going freelance. As well as being the author of fantasy series The Indigo Chronicles (BHC Press), she also writes Manga comics and is one half of paranormal romance author duo Caedis Knight. When Natali’s […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Julie Murphy

May 25th, 2021 - Posted in

  JULIE MURPHY lives in North Texas with her husband, who loves her; her dog, who adores her; and her cats, who tolerate her. After several wonderful years in the library world, Julie now writes full-time. When she’s not writing, she can be found watching made-for-TV movies, hunting for the perfect slice of cheese pizza, or […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Becca Puglisi

May 7th, 2021 - Posted in

  Becca Puglisi is an international speaker, writing coach, and bestselling author of The Emotion Thesaurus and other resources for writers. Her books have sold over 600,000 copies and are available in multiple languages, are sourced by US universities, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, editors, and psychologists around the world.  She is passionate about learning and sharing her […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Janni Lee Simner

April 19th, 2021 - Posted in

Janni Lee Simner is the author of the award-winning Bones of Faerie trilogy, as well as the standalone young adult fantasy, Thief Eyes. She’s also published four children’s books; more than 30 short stories; the script for the video game The Huntsman: Winter’s Curse; and a guest episode for the Zombies, Run! app. Janni lives […]