Angela Lockwood-van der Klauw was born in the Netherlands. She learned her trade as a jeweller and gemmologist at the Vakschool Schoonhoven before moving to Edinburgh as an apprentice jeweller. There she met and later married her husband Adam. Angela ran her own jeweller’s shop in Edinburgh for ten years before she and her husband moved to the south of France in 2011.
Brian is a certified coach and author of the bestselling Kindle career guide 'How To Find Your Vital Vocation'. An expert in the field of personal development, he has helped hundreds of people to find fulfilling work and a renewed sense of purpose.
For many years, Gary worked in key positions, from Project Manager to Vice President and General Manager, increasing productivity, performance, and profits at all organizational levels. His industry background is diverse and includes such organizations as Caterpillar Tractor Company, Pitney Bowes, Ethyl Corporation, Johnson and Johnson, and Becton Dickinson and Company.
Natasha is a British author with Wittegen Press and has been publishing genre fiction since 2011. Her work includes everything from horror to young adult fantasy and she has never met a genre she didn’t like. A prolific producer of short stories and novels alike, Natasha currently has over twenty five titles in her back catalogue with further releases always imminent.
From the time she was very young until she became an adult, Star's whole life was always about finding her family and a home to call her own. As far back as she could remember, she had been sent away to live with people she didn't know. She was passed back and forth between family, strangers, and foster care. Growing up, Star endured many types of abuse and loss—painful experiences that sent her spiraling into all the wrong things.
Writing, for Jason, is a way to express the ongoing story of theology. With every book or article, he hopes readers get a sense of the complexity of God and the necessity of faith. Captivated by the spiritual component of life, Jason loves to read everything from the Greek classics to the Sunday comics.
Mallory Rowe writes haiku and senryu. Her first book, Looking Inward, was published on Amazon in January 2015. She is currently writing a new book with 451 Press, which should be available in the winter of 2016. While she does write longer poetry, Mallory likes the challenge of haiku.
A native Texan, Mysti Jaye currently resides in NJ with her husband and their nine fur babies. Her free time is divided between cleaning pet hair from her clothing and writing the next installment of "Santa Monica University."
"I was living in between the most disturbing events happening during the previous years in the Middle East. Emotions of Egyptian revolution came as peak of also my personal resistance. The jets on nearby military airport were taking off over my windows, flying to Gaza. Shooting, as the echo of the movements on the streets, stopped to concern me. Woman running from the war in Syria came to ask for money every month. Just a normal life."
All I do is listen to the characters in my head and write what they tell me. There are many who have stories to share!
Jacques TwisT: Beach Bum International with an "Endless Summer" attitude... a windsurfer and... a "beach laptop" !!!