About the author

Michelle L. Levigne

<p>On the road to publication, Michelle fell into fandom in college, and has 40+ stories in various SF and fantasy universes. She has a BA in theater/English from Northwestern College and a MA focused on film and writing from Regent University. She has published 100+ books and novellas with multiple small presses, in science fiction and fantasy, YA, and sub-genres of romance. Her official launch into publishing came with winning first place in the Writers of the Future contest in 1990. She has been a finalist in the EPIC Awards competition multiple times, winning with <strong><em>Lorien</em></strong> in 2006 and <strong><em>The Meruk Episodes, I-V,</em></strong> in 2010. Her most recent claim to fame is being named a finalist in the SF category of the 2018 Realm Award competition, in conjunction with the Realm Makers convention. Her training includes the Institute for Children&rsquo;s Literature; proofreading at an advertising agency; and working at a community newspaper. She is a tea snob and freelance edits for a living (MichelleLevigne@gmail.com for info/rates), but only enough to give her time to write.</p> <p></p> <p>Her newest crime against the literary world is to be co-managing editor at Mt. Zion Ridge Press. Be afraid &hellip; be very afraid.</p> <p></p> <p>www.Mlevigne.com</p> <p>www.michellelevigne.blogspot.com</p> <p>@MichelleLevigne</p>