Genres: Young Adult; Action/adventure general readership; Mystery as
Alistair Kinnnon; Poetry
Publisher: Bewrite Books, Bristol, UK
Personal Website: http://members.rogers.com/hmccra0339
Hugh was born in Glasgow, Scotland and had his early education somewhat
interrupted by evacuation during W.W. II. After taking a degree in Chemistry
and Mathematics at St Andrews University he worked for some time as a
Chemical Engineer before becoming a teacher. He, his wife Lyn, and son
David, relocated to Canada in 1967 where his second son, Iain, was born.
Hugh and Lyn now live in Ottawa to be close to both sons, daughter-in-law,
and three grandchildren. For the past ten years Hugh has been a freelance
writer and editor, although he started writing much earlier. Recently he
became Senior Editor for BeWrite Books, Bristol, UK. Some of his short
stories and poems may be seen at www.bewrite.net
His most recent publication was 'Return from the Hunt' in March 2003 --
sequel to 'Rules of the Hunt' published by Bewrite Books in 2002.
See also: http://www.eternalnight.co.uk/books/m/mccracken.html,
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Publisher(s): Wings ePress
Personal Website: http://www.robinmatheson.com
Originally a native of Toronto, Robin’s greatest passion is traveling. Okay, she does occasionally work too, but that’s only to fund her next expedition. She and her family have lived in South East Asia and South Africa in addition to their home base north of Toronto.
Robin holds a B.A.H. in Classical Civilization and English from McMaster University and a Master of Education from the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She’s taught Marketing, Business Writing, and English as a Second Language at college, overseas, and, more recently, writing courses online.
A member of several writer’s groups, Robin contributes regularly to chapter newsletters with articles on writing and research books. She is always at work on the next novel.
Web site: http://www.biffmitchell.com
Publisher: Jacobyte Books
Biff lives at the absolute edge of the world with a paper maché fish named Betts and a psychotic cat named
Pico. From Biff's living room window, you can see the elephant that carries the world around through chaos.
Biff has two novels published: Heavy Load, the world’s first
laundromance; and Team Player, a spoof on the IT industry and work in the new millennium.
His third novel, set 200 years in the future, is a satire about corporate business and life on the
Biff is well into his fourth novel, which is set in Saint John, New Brunswick 75 years in the future. This
one spoofs the fast food industry.
Biff had a book of short stories, Clearings, published at ShortStuffBooks in Arkansas, but the publisher went
under … right after the book received a four star review in Inscriptions Magazine. An expanded version
of Clearings is presently available free of charge at Biff’s web site.
Rene Natan (aka Irene Gargantini)
Genre: fiction, romantic suspense
Personal Website: http://www.vermeil.biz/
When she was a little girl Rene Natan sat endless hours
listening to her grandmother’s stories: the pretty princess
disappeared…the little shepherd lost count of his sheep…a terrifying
monster kidnapped all the children down in the valley…
Now it’s her turn to take others into the wonderful
world of fiction. She has done so with Mountains
of Dawn (1999), followed by Cross
of Sapphires (2002), and The
Collage (2003)—all novels of
the romantic suspense genre. Killing
on Mount Yula (2003) is a
suspense- filled short story for teenagers. Embedding science into a
framework of fantasy resulted in the short story A
pair of Wings for Christmas (2003).
Collage is an e-publication
of Creative Guy Publishing. Operation Woman in Black is
scheduled to appear in 2005, while The
Jungfrau Watch is in
Rene Natan makes her home in Strathroy, Ontario, where
she lives with her husband, Martin. Rene Natan is a pen name. Visit her
or contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.