Author Profiles

Samuel Mae: Profile

June 17, 2012

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Samuel Mae lives near the bottom of the world, in Auckland, New Zealand, but spends a lot of time traveling the universes of his imagination—–which sounds corny, but has resulted in him selling short fiction to such places as Electric Velocipede, Stupefying Stories, Wily Writers, and elsewhere. Let us read you his award-winning story, “Fire […]

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Brenta Blevins lives and writes in the Appalachian Mountains of the United States. Her short fiction has appeared in such markets as ChiZine, Daily Science Fiction, and Sword and Sorceress. She married her husband on the slope of a volcano 5,000 miles from their home. The two have been traveling since then, not remotely to […]

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Donald Jacob Uitvlugt grew up in Western Michigan and now lives in Central Arkansas with his wife and dog. In addition to his previous appearance in Wily Writers, his short fiction has appeared in a number of print and online venues, including ChiZine,, and Renard’s Menagerie, as well as the anthologies Cinema Spec, New […]

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A.D. Spencer: Profile

April 29, 2012

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A.D. Spencer lives in northern Alabama with her Chihuahua side-kick, Yoda, who inspires her on a daily basis. Her speculative short stories have appeared in anthologies such as The Big Book of Bizarro by Burning Bulb Publishing, Fear of the Dark by Horror Bound Magazine, and Dagan Books’ FISH (chumming the waters February 2012). Let […]

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Ray Whitter: Profile

April 22, 2012

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Ray Whitter is an avid storyteller and world-builder. She wrote her first short story at age five and has been making things up ever since. Her current hobby is taking two seemingly unrelated genres, stuffing them in a jar, and shaking them up until they fight. When not writing, she is either drawing, drinking tea, […]

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Alicia VanNoy Call is a professional artist, but her first love is the written word. When she is not painting, you can find her treading words toward a new story. She has been published in Utah Valley University’s creative writing anthologies: Touchstones and Warp & Weave. Her favorite genres include science fiction/fantasy and literary young […]

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Lauren C. Teffeau was born and raised on the East Coast, educated in the South, employed in the Midwest, and now lives and dreams in the Southwest. Her work can be found in Eclectic Flash, Luna Station Quarterly, the Fat Girl in a Strange Land anthology (Crossed Genres Publications, February 2012) and The Memory Eater […]

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April Grey: Profile

March 17, 2012

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April Grey’s urban fantasy novel, Chasing The Trickster, is published by Eternal Press. Her short stories have been published in such print anthologies as Demonmind’s Halloween 2010, The Best of Everyday Fiction 2, Northern Haunts, Ephemera and Terrible Beauty, Fearful Symmetry. Many of these stories can be found in her collection, The Fairy Cake Bake […]

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Mason Ian Bundschuh: Profile

February 19, 2012

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Mason Ian Bundschuh was raised in Hawaii, educated in England, and now lives reluctantly in Las Vegas, where he makes a living playing with helicopters and playing in his bands Atlas Takes Aim, Most Thieves and (whenever possible) OK SWEETHEART. Let us read you his wily story, “The Collector, or Google It”. Find his digitized […]

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Owen Kerr: Profile

February 5, 2012

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Owen S. Kerr has at one point held the titles of professional actor, rodeo cook, math teacher, waiter, husband, playtester, journalist, father, and construction worker. He writes a little, too. His work has appeared in the Phoenix New Times, Pyramid Magazine,, and On The Premises. Let us read you his story “Coyote Blessing.”

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R.B. Payne: Profile

January 21, 2012

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Assembled from body parts stolen from the Los Angeles Coroner’s dumpster, and stitched together with baling wire, R.B. Payne lives in hope of becoming human. Meanwhile, he writes. His work can be found in anthologies such as All American Horror of the 21st Century: The First Decade and Permuted Press’ Times of Trouble, and he’s […]

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John Hayes: Profile

January 9, 2012

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John Hayes acts and directs in community theater. He was once a corpse on Homicide and also appeared on The Wire. Now, he gives poetry readings. John exhibited his sculpture at Slayton House, Wilde Lake. Md., Columbia Library and Paint Branch UU in 2010. Flesh and Blood, NFG, Cemetery Moon, Thema, BareBone, Modern Haiku, Writers […]

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Michelle Ann King: Profile

December 26, 2011

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Michelle Ann King lives in Essex, England, where she works part time, writes short stories and spends far too much time thinking about zombies. Her fiction has previously appeared online in Daily Science Fiction, Every Day Fiction and others, and is forthcoming in the So Long, and Thanks for All the Brains anthology. Listen to […]

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Tina Lonergan: Profile

December 3, 2011

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Tina Lonergan is a writer of horror fiction. She lives in Ireland with her husband, five dogs and three cats. She loves horror because it allows her to explore the human condition in crisis. She is always aware of the special atmosphere created by Ireland’s history, ancient and modern. Listen to her Wily short story: […]

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Robert C. Eccles: Profile

November 18, 2011

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Robert C. Eccles is a radio news reporter and anchor who enjoys writing short stories, mostly horror and sci-fi. He’s a member of the Horror Writers Association, the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers and The Fictioneers. Read his short story entitled “The Bobble Head of Doom”. Join him on Facebook.

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Laura Givens: Profile

September 14, 2011

Laura Givens is a Denver-based author and artist. Her art has graced the covers of numerous publishers’ books. She has been art director for Tales of the Talisman magazine for the past 6 years. In 2010, she naively decided she could write stories as well as do the illustrations and has sold nine of them […]

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Satyros Phil Brucato: Profile

September 5, 2011

Satyros Phil Brucato, aka Phil Brucato or just plain Satyr, sold his first professional story to Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Sword & Sorceress IX anthology in 1990. During White Wolf’s “classic WOD” period, he co-created the Mage, Sorcerers Crusade, Werewolf, Changeling and Vampire: Dark Ages lines, contributing to over 80 books for the Wolf. The next […]

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Florence Ann Marlowe has made a living as a news reporter for the last thirteen years. Since 2008 Florence has had her fiction published by magazines such as Macabre Cadaver, Demon Minds and Psuedopod and most recently Death Head Grin. Her short story “Peanuts Inside” will appear in the anthology Reflux this spring. Florence lives […]

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Debbie Cowens: Profile

June 20, 2011

Debbie Cowens lives on the Kapiti Coast of New Zealand where she shares her home with her husband, three-year-old son and cat. Their respective contributions to her writing include proof-reading, scribbling on drafts with crayons, and sleeping on laptops. She works as a high school English teacher and writes in the hours when sensible people […]

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Cassandra is a bibliophile, affiliated with the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has a life-long love of reading and writing, and has recently turned her attention to romance. Listen to her short story “Catch and Release”!

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