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Portland-based author Dan O'Brien talks to guests who include authors, editors, publishers, athletes, artists, and whomever can take a moment out of this chaos we call life.

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Hugh Ashton was born in the UK in 1956. After graduating from the University of Cambridge, he worked in a variety of jobs, including security guard, publisher's assistant, and running an independent record label, before coming to rest in the... more

Joleene Naylor grew up in southwest Iowa surrounded by soybeans, corn and very little entertainment – so she made her own. She has been writing and drawing since she was a small child, with a particular leaning towards fantasy,... more

Chris was born and raised in Chicago. Her father was a history professor and my mother was, and is, a voracious reader. She grew up with a love of history and books. Her parents also love traveling, a passion they passed on. She wanted... more

Carl R. Moore lives in upstate New York with his wife Sarah and two daughters, Maddy and Izzy. His novella Slash of Crimson is available for purchase on His fiction has also appeard in Rymfire's Heavy Metal Horror and... more

William Dickerson received his Masters of Fine Arts in Directing from The American Film Institute. He is a writer/director whose work has been recognized by film festivals across the country and who recently completed his debut... more

John O'Brien is a former Air Force fighter instructor pilot who transitioned to Special Operations for the latter part of his career gathering his campaign ribbon for Desert Storm. Immediately following his military service, John became a... more

Sara Brooke is a horror and suspense novelist living in South Florida. A lifelong avid reader of all things scary, Sara's childhood dream was to write horror books that force readers to sleep with their lights on. Her first novel, Still Lake, was... more

Karen Magill is fascinated by history and the paranormal. She combined these passions with her love of writing and created a paranormal mystery novel that unites fiction with historical facts. Forced to leave the workforce in 2000 by the... more

Winner of the 2012 Selah Award for best first novel (The Other Side of Darkness/Harbourlight), LINDA RONDEAU, writes for the reader who enjoys a little bit of everything. Her stories of redemption and God's mercies include... more

Christine Sutton is the author of several short stories, novellas, and collections. There is also an impending novel or two in the works. Her work spans multiple genres. In the pages of her works you will find serial killers, werewolves,... more