Author Dot Jay Gomez

Author Dot Jay Gomez After teaching at Paradise Valley High School for 24 years, I retired and started writing. I taught an array of English classes which contributed a great deal to thoughts of subject matter. Also, the large variety of students, unknowingly, contributed to the plots of my novels. Every day, with hundreds of […]

Author Randy Persson

VIsit Randy’s WEbsite Author Randy Persson Randy is a world traveler, businessman and writer with roots in both the lakes and forests of Minnesota and the deserts and mountains of Arizona.  He was a co-editor of the literary magazine “Catalyst” at Arizona State University and co-editor of the International Journal of Law and Policy the […]

We are big fans of storytelling, the oldest art form

You, subscribers, are too, if you find it jarring when people jump into a conversation with a non sequitur statement. You get the value of segue and progression of ideas.  If you get derailed when you’re recounting a funny event and someone says “It didn’t really happen exactly that way,” or “You forgot this little […]

July is filled with reminders of our nation’s independence

The month of July is filled with reminders of our nation’s independence, freedoms, and patriotism, even in the humble appearance of star-spangled paper plates in the supermarket discount bin. I’m prompted to sing to myself the Star-Spangled Banner. The lyrics were originally written as a poem, by Francis Scott Key during the defense of Fort […]

Author Linda Johnson

Author Linda Johnson Linda Chamley Johnson lived a nomadic life growing up. Her father’s job took her all over the United States, generally spending no more than six to eight months in one place.  This became the impetus for her imagination. Her characters, settings, and plotlines developed organically from the tapestry of experiences in each […]

Author Nancy Kasten

Author Nancy Kasten Nancy Kasten was born and raised in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and presently lives with her husband in Sun City West, Arizona. Having retired from her career teaching high school English and drama in Wawa, Ontario, she is now pursuing her second love, writing. Her first book, It Happened in Cassidy, Stories of […]

Author Trudy Wells-Meyer

Visit Trudy’s Website Author Trudy Wells-Meyer Some Things Are Simply Meant to Be A collection of short stories, poetry, prose, (180 pictures in color to fit the stories).   A Swiss-born, legal immigrant arrived in New York alone, with 2 small suitcases, on a massive ship from England, fear a constant companion. I was 23. Coming […]

Author Sally Harper-Bates

VIsit Sally’s WEbsite Author Sally Harper-Bates Born in Prescott, Arizona, Sally has never lived more than an hour’s drive from her home town. She was raised on ranches in Yavapai County and has continued to serve the livestock community through the years. She’s been a 4H leader, secretary to the Arizona Cowpuncher’s Reunion, and helped […]

Author A.M. Ladd

VIsit A.M.’s WEbsite Author A.M. Ladd AM Ladd is a chocolate addicted margarita lovin' mama that writes sizzling romance between powerful heroines, and often misunderstood heroes. She enchants readers with magical realms and quirky characters with a sense of humor. Sharing her love of nature and mythology, Wild Union takes you on a journey into […]

Author JY Biggs

VIsit JY’s WEbsite Author JY Biggs Jerry Biggs was born in Lubbock, Texas and moved with his family to Clarinda, Iowa when he was 6-years-old. He was a foreign exchange student to Chile for a year in high school and his initial major in college was Spanish. In 1968 he graduated cum laude from Princeton […]