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Julie Beun

Julie Beun is a journalist, author, communications consultant and passionate bibliophile. She has lived and worked in Australia, the South Pacific and Canada, writing on everything from women’s issues and music to fashion and crime. As news editor at People magazine, she learned her mantra as a writer: “Look for the ordinary details in extraordinary people, and extraordinary things about ordinary people.” She lives in Carp, Ontario and is ridiculously proud that she’s read all 21 Patrick O’Brian novels four times over.

She is the co-author of the best selling book Billion Dollar Start-up.

Julie Beun has penned Love & Catastrophe Poetre's foreword.

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Jonathan Maberry is a NY Times bestselling suspense novelist, five-time Bram Stoker Award winner, and comic book writer. His vampire apocalypse book series, V-WARS, is being produced as a Netflix original series Other works include the Joe Ledger thrillers, Glimpse, the Rot & Ruin series, the Dead of Night series, The Wolfman, X-Files Origins: Devil’s Advocate, and many others. His YA space travel novel, Mars One, is in development for film; and his novel Glimpse and the V-Wars shared-world vampire apocalypse series are being developed for TV, as is his bestselling Joe Ledger thriller series. He is the editor of many anthologies including the X-Files, Aliens: Bug Hunt, Nights of the Living Dead (co-edited with zombie genre creator George A. Romero). His comics include Captain America, the Bram Stoker Award-winning Bad Blood, Black Panther, Punisher, Marvel Zombies Return, and more. His Rot & Ruin novels were included in the Ten Best Horror Novels for Young Adults. His first novel, Ghost Road Blues was named one of the 25 Best Horror Novels of the New Millennium. A board game version of V-Wars: A Game of Blood and Betrayal was based on his noels and comics. He was a featured expert on the History Channel’s Zombies: A Living History and True Monsters. He is one third of the very popular and mildly weird Three Guys With Beards podcast. . He is a board member of the Horror Writers Association and the president of the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers. Jonathan lives in Del Mar, California with his wife, Sara Jo.

Jonathan Maberry penned the foreword for Samantha Underhill's Sadness of the Siren.

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Mark Antony Rossi

Writer, author USAF veteran, host/producer of Strength to Be Human Podcast, and Editor-in-Chief of Ariel Chart International Online Journal.

Wrote the foreword to the (currently out of print) Sun & Moon, a poetry collection by Michel Weatherall.

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Codi Jeffreys

has been happily in radio for too many years to count and currently hosts her own Morning Show on Ottawa's Lite 98.5-FM.  She also has recently taken on a part time gig as a Veterinary Assistant at Alta Vista Animal Hospital.  Being that music and animals are her passions, this works well for her, radio and vet life.   Her other hobbies include photography, reading, going on long nature walks, writing (hence adding to this wonderful compilation) and art.

Codi Jeffreys wrote the foreword for Thin Places: The Ottawan Anthology.

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Lydia Schoch

Freelance Writer & Editor.


For her contribution and generous Foreword to

A Dark Corner of My Soul.

Lydia has also penned the foreword to Down Darkened Corridors.

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Nancy LaFlamme has been a beta-reader on

The Refuse Chronicles and Ngaro's Sojourney


She is the editor in the anthology Thin Places: The Ottawan Anthologyand has penned the foreword of The Symbiot 30th Anniversary, The Nadia Edition.

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