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Chat with the Authors of Carpathian Shadows Volume II

The Writer’s Chatroom

Chat with the authors of “Carpathian Shadows: Volume Two”

Carol Cole is a pediatric physical therapist and has worked for the past twenty-five years in a Virginia school system. Always a voracious reader, Carol began writing six years ago. Her stories have been published in over thirty-five online and print magazines. She has storied in two other anthologies, “By the Chimney With Care” and “Aleatory’s Junction” She lives with her husband and twenty-one year old son, in Vienna, Virginia.

Christina Barber is an award-winning author of speculative fiction works noted for their dark tones. Christina’s published books include Seely’s Pond (Dark Urban Fantasy, March 2008), Ghosts of Southern Crescent, Georgia (Non-Fiction, Summer 2008) and Greystone (2006 Speculative Romance). She has short stories appearing in magazines and anthologies across the writing spectrum.

Donna Amato is a nurse who works with transplant patients. Her stories have been published in a variety of online and print magazines and two anthologies. She lives with three of her children in Shreveport, Louisiana and is currently working on her first novel.

Kevin Tipple: In addition to having been the editor or assistant editor of several different zines, his book reviews appear extensively online and he is the book reviewer for the Texas edition of the newspaper “Senior News.” His short fiction has appeared in magazines such as “Lynx Eye,” “Starblade,” “Show and Tell,” and “The Writer’s Post Journal” among others and online at such places as “Mouth Full Of Bullets,” “Crime And Suspense,” “Mysterical-e” and others.

Kristin Johnson is an award-winning short story writer and poet, a produced screenwriter (PIRATES OF GHOST ISLAND) and an animation writer for She is a book reviewer, journalist, novelist and (no pun intended) a ghostwriter. Her story “Quicksand” appeared in the MuseItUpClub anthology Aleatory’s Junction.

Lea Schizas is an award-winning author and editor and founder of The Muse Online Writers Conference and The MuseItUp Club, both Writer’s Digest top 101 Writing Sites.

Rob Preece is editor and publisher of Under three names, he’s published in mystery, fantasy, science fiction, and romance with multiple publishers. Prior to opening, he worked in the high technology field, for the US Government, and as a college instructor. When he’s not writing, editing, or reading, Rob practices martial arts (he’s a black belt in Tae Kwon Do), and plays and teaches bridge. Rob lives in an eclectic neighborhood in south Dallas where he sets many of his stories. His most recent novel, MIDLIFE MURDER (writing as Amy Eastlake) was Fictionwise’s highest rated mystery for a number of weeks when it first came out.

Seana Graham‘s short stories have appeared in a variety of magazines and literary journals, the most recent ones being Ping Pong and Salamander. Her story “The Pirate’s True Love” was recently anthologized in The Best of Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet, and ” Marina ” was granted the seventh annual Zone 3 fiction award . She has also co-authored a trivia book on Southern California with Lisa Wojna for Blue Bike Press.


Sunday, December 7, 2008

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