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Szymczak, Leonard

By admin | October 10, 2022

Leonard Szymczak ABOUT LEONARD   Leonard Szymczak, MSW, LCSW is a writer, TEDx speaker, psychotherapist, and life coach. His books include Tiny Tim’s Christmas Carol; Bob Cratchit’s Christmas Carol, winner of 5 awards and endorsed by Jack Canfield of Chicken Soup for the Soul books; The Roadmap Home: Your GPS to Inner Peace, a bestseller; … Read more

Pronin, Barbara

By admin | September 15, 2022

Barbara Pronin ABOUT BARBARA A former journalist and news editor, Barbara Pronin is the author of six adult mysteries – three as Barbara Pronin and three as Barbara Nickolae – and two non-fiction books as well as hundreds of magazine articles and executive speeches. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., and a graduate of CSULA, she began … Read more

Olson, Glen W

By admin | August 29, 2022

Glen W Olson ABOUT GLEN Glen Olson grew up in the San Fernando Valley, a suburb of Los Angeles. He would have had an absolutely normal childhood except for one fact: it was the nineteen sixties, and his best friend’s father worked in cold war aerospace . . . and the friend’s father owned a … Read more

Drucke, Carl R.

By admin | August 7, 2022

Carl R. Drucke ABOUT CARL The author was born in Inglewood, California is a native of the state, and currently resides in Hemet, California. He is educated in Engineering, having received a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from San Diego State University and is licensed as a Registered Professional Engineer in Arizona, California, Colorado, and … Read more

Stanton, L.J.

By admin | July 31, 2022

L.J. Stanton ABOUT L.J. L.J. Stanton grew up in Calgary, Alberta. She attended the University of Guelph and graduated with a diploma in Equine Science. She is a former horse trainer and riding instructor. After moving to California Stanton was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. With her husband, they started the publishing company Sword & Board … Read more

Schnell, Barbara

By admin | June 13, 2022

Barbara A Schnell ABOUT BARBARA In a career devoted to full-time employment avoidance, Barbara has restored a California bungalow, set a record on $25,000 Pyramid, and came in last on Jeopardy. Two of her short stories have been published and she’s a six-time winner of the SCWA flash-fiction contest. Her debut novel, First Year, got … Read more

Spencer, Pat

By admin | June 4, 2022

Dr. Pat Spencer ABOUT PAT Dr. Pat Spencer’s international thriller, Story of a Stolen Girl, is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other booksellers. Pat’s upcoming historical novel, Golden Boxty in the Frypan, inspired by her mother’s experiences in a Catholic orphanage will be published by Pen It Publications in 2023. And she is … Read more

Nannini, Marcus A.

By admin | April 17, 2022

Marcus A. Nannini ABOUT MARCUS In the sixth grade, Mr. Nannini began his writing career publishing a newspaper. His parents did not have a copier, so he charged 25 cents per school quarter for the privilege of reading the only hand-written copy of each edition. The newspaper was a modest success and planted the seed … Read more

Bartlett, James T.

By admin | April 17, 2022

James T. Bartlett ABOUT JAMES Originally from London, James T. Bartlett has been living in Los Angeles since 2004.As a travel and lifestyle journalist and historian, he has written for the Los Angeles Times, BBC, Los Angeles Magazine, ALTA California, High Life, Hemispheres, Westways, American Way, Atlas Obscura, The Guardian, Daily Mirror, Real Crime, Ripperologist … Read more

Disigny, Zoe

By admin | April 9, 2022

Zoe Disigny ABOUT ZOE Zoe Disigny holds a master’s degree in art history and taught college courses throughout her career. She also worked as an art gallery director, a lecturer for The Norton Simon Museum of Art, and recently as a Road Scholar lecturer. Zoe has led numerous art tours in Europe and, at one … Read more