Meet Florida born-and-raised Dana Reeves: Wife, dog mom, certified personal trainer and lover of all things reading and writing. What began as a hobby in writing short stories while in school soon turned into a full-fledged passion for all things writing as an adult. She loves to create fiction, poetry and fitness-related articles. When Dana isn’t writing, she loves running, traveling with her husband and family, exploring the world via cruise ship, and, as always, searching the universe over for more exciting writing material.

You can follow her on Instagram or read her blog.

EJ Rose – Wales, United Kingdom

E.J.Rose is a Welsh author from a small town in Wales. Growing up as a bit of an introvert, he found writing poetry as a way of expressing himself, and fell in love with it. His other passion is writing for children and is working on a variety of children’s books. When not writing, E.J can be found strolling across the craggy headlands and sandy bays of the beautiful Gower beaches, taking inspiration from the stunning views and mysterious rocky coves.

You may follow EJ on Twitter, get some answers on Quora, or read more of his writings on his blog.

Chandra Rice – Alabama, USA

Chandra began writing as a child but never thought it would lead anywhere. She had other plans for her future. It wasn’t until she was recruited to be a newspaper reporter that she began writing professionally. It was a different kind of writing, but it brought the joy back for her. Now, she writes for release, for therapy, for fun, and for distraction.

You can follow Chandra on Twitter.

Chandra Rice

The Mad Artist (Derek Roper) – Maryland, USA

Derek Roper has dedicated his creativity and ingenuity to the cosmic mythos. The Mad Artist focuses much of his work on the mysteries of cosmic horror.

To find out more, follow his various outlets via Linktree.

Charles Rammelcamp – Maryland, USA

Charles Rammelkamp’s latest poetry collection is The Field of Happiness, published by Kelsay Books. Rammelkamp is Prose Editor for BrickHouse Books. He contributes a monthly book review to North of Oxford and is a frequent reviewer for The Lake, London Grip, and The Compulsive Reader. A Magician Among the Spirits, a collection of poems about Harry Houdini, is a Blue Light Press Poetry winner and has just been published. A collection of flash fiction, Presto!, will be published in 2023 by Bamboo Dart Press. Another poetry collection entitled Transcendence has been accepted by BlazeVOX Books.

Dru Richman – Dallas, Texas, USA

Dru’s a little older and a lot grayer but still pushing on. The winner of the first National Public Radio’s Selected Shorts Writing Contest, Mr. Richman’s work has also won contests at Writers of the Future, National Novel Writing Month, and has been featured in Writers and Readers’ Magazine, Blank Cover Press, The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts – Uproar Literary Magazine, Synkroniciti Magazine, Across the Margin Magazine, Adelaide Literary Magazine, and other journals and anthologies. Dru lives in Richardson, Texas (a suburb of Dallas), with wifey Ava, and their four-legged love child, a standard poodle named Jacob.

Diana Raab, PhD – California, USA

Diana Raab, PhD, is an award-winning memoirist, poet, blogger, speaker, and author of 13 books. Her new poetry chapbook is, An Imaginary Affair: Poems Whispered to Neruda (Finishing Line Press, 2022). She blogs for Psychology Today, Thrive Global, Sixty and Me, Good Men Project, and The Wisdom Daily.

Find more on Diana’s website and Instagram.

Kay Lesley Reeves – Spain

Kay has been a wife, mother, and grandmother alongside a busy career spent teaching in the UK.  Forced into early retirement due to ill health, she and her husband now enjoy a busy retirement, where they have been blessed to discover the joys of creativity under the guidance of wonderful, patient teachers.

Mandy Ramsey – Alaska, USA

Mandy is an artist, yoga teacher of 25 years, gardener and writer. Author of “Grow Where You’re Planted” which blends poetry, photography and her love of yoga through the seasons in Alaska. Her writing and artwork have been published in Tidal Echoes, Alaskan Women Speak, Cirque, Tiny Seed Journal, Elephant Journal, Alchemy & Miracles Anthology. She has been living off the grid in Haines, Alaska since 2000 in the timber frame home she built with her husband, and believes that movement, water, flowers and the natural world can heal, connect, inspire and sprout friendships.

Find out more on Mandy’s website, Instagram, and Facebook.