Miguelina Perez is a writer and jewelry artist. As a jewelry artist one of her lariats was showcased in the San Antonio Express-News. In 2009, she won the University of the District of Columbia’s English Department’s Critical Writing Award for an essay she wrote discussing gender roles in Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women.
Mary Hart Perry (Published)
Kathryn Johnson, founder of Write by You (www.writebyyou.com), an author’s mentoring and editorial service based in Silver Spring, Maryland. She writes under her own name as well as Mary Hart Perry (past aka’s include Kathryn Jensen, Nicole Davidson, and KM Kimball), and is the author of over 40 novels sold to major U.S. and foreign publishers, her most recent being the first in a series of Victorian thrillers, The Wild Princess: A Novel of Queen Victoria’s Defiant Daughter, launched in August, 2012. An inspiring teacher for The Writer’s Center in Bethesda, Maryland, and national conference speaker, she has served as judge on the Edgar Awards Committee for the Mystery Writers of America and is Vice President of the Mid-Atlantic region of the MWA.
Nicole Pouchet (Published)
Nicole Pouchet is a memoirist and a paranormal romance novelist. Books from her Elemental Myths paranormal romance series have enjoyed spots on Amazon’s Bestseller lists. Layla’s Gale, A Paranormal Romance won second prize in the 2013 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award contest. And, Cadence’s Cauldron, A Paranormal Romance won an Honorable Mention in the 2014 RWA Pages from the Heart Romance Novel contest.
Diana Quincy (Published)
Diana Quincy writes sexy, sophisticated romances which often unfold against a backdrop of actual historical events. Her first book, SEDUCING CHARLOTTE, a Regency romance, will be available from Entangled Scandalous in Spring 2013. The second title in the series, TEMPTING BELLA releases in Fall 2013. When not hunched over her laptop, Diana can be found trying to keep up with laundry, spending time with Mr. Quincy and their two boys, and dreaming of traveling to exotic places.
Taylor Reynolds writes hot, contemporary romance that often features active military or veteran characters. She is a native Californian who currently lives in Northern Virginia with a dog and a cat.
Sarah Robinson (Published)
Aside from being a Top 10 Barnes & Noble and Amazon Bestseller, Sarah Robinson is a native of the Washington, DC area and has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in criminal psychology. She is newly married to a local police officer, Justin, who is just as much of an animal rescue enthusiast as she is and together they own a near zoo. Sarah started her career self-publishing, but signed a deal in 2014 to begin publishing contemporary romance with Penguin Random House for many years to come.