Claudia Moscovici site
Rick Atkinson website
Toni Morrison site
Dean Koontz website
Tammy Greenwood site

Gary Demers

Gary Demers is an award winning entrepreneur, writer, and educator. He is the Director of Research and Education at the Southwest Institute for the Behavioral Sciences. Gary has written short stories for a variety of magazines, newspapers, social media platforms, and ghostwriting services.  He is the Founder of Notable Press and Notable Writers.

Eric Metaxas site

Clive Cussler

​Clive Cussler, the Grand Master of Adventure, grew up in Alhambra, California. After serving in the U.S. Air Force,
he wrote and produced radio and television commercials that won numerous international awards one at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival. Cussler divides his time between Arizona and Colorado.

Dylan Morrison

Toni Morrison

Toni Morrison is an American novelist, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University.

Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Morrison won the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award in 1988 for Beloved

Morrison was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993.


       de los Santos

A New York Times bestselling author and award-winning poet with a PhD in literature and creative writing, New York Times bestselling author of LOVE WALKED IN, BELONG TO ME, and FALLING TOGETHER. Marisa has also published a poetry collection titled FROM THE BONES OUT.  Marisa resides in Wilmington, Delaware.

Walter Isaacson site
Ian McEwan
Lorilyn Roberts site
David Baldacci website
Elizabeth Kostova site

Eric Metaxas

Eric Metaxas is the New York Times #1 bestselling author of Bonhoeffer, Miracles, Seven Women,  Seven Men,  Amazing Grace,  and If You Can Keep It.  He is the host of the Eric Metaxas Show, a nationally syndicated radio program heard in more than 120 cities around the U.S.  Eric lives in Manhattan, New York, with his wife and daughter.


Jay Brandon website

David Liss

An award winning author, David Liss has written nine novels plus numerous short stories, and comics. He received his B.A. from Syracuse University, an M.A. from Georgia State University and his M.Phil from Columbia University. David lives in San Antonio, TX.

Kelsye Nelson

Kelyse is the author of three books, the founder of Avasta Press and teaches the Business of Digital Publishing at the University of Washington. Nelson earned a BA in writing and art activism from Evergreen State College. She co-founded and is the former CEO of, an online marketplace that connects writers to publishing professionals. 


        Leal Massey

Cynthia Leal Massey combines her background in journalism and love of history to write award-winning historical fiction and nonfiction history.  A former corporate editor, college instructor, and magazine editor. She resides in Helotes. TX, where she serves on the city council.

Jay Brandon

Jay Brandon is the author of 18 novels, most recently the instant holiday classic Thanksgiving Eve. His previous novel, Shadow Knight's Mate, has been called “an absorbing, exciting, and absolutely entertaining novel.”  His earlier novels include FadeThe Heat, which was an Edgar finalist and published by more than a dozen foreign publishers.  He has a master’s degree in writing from Johns Hopkins University.

Liane Moriarty


Liane Moriarty is the Australian author of six internationally best-selling novels, Three Wishes, The Last Anniversary, What Alice Forgot, The Hypnotist’s Love Story and the number 1 New York Times bestsellers: The Husband's Secret and Big Little Lies. She lives in Sydney with her husband, son and daughter.

Jhumpa Lahiri

David Baldacci

David published his first novel, Absolute Power, in 1996 a major motion picture adaptation followed, with Clint Eastwood as its director and star. In total, David has published 32 novels for adults; all have been national and international bestsellers, and several have been adapted for film and television. David and his family live in Virginia.

Kelsye Nelson site
Gary Demers site
Clive Cussler
Marisa de los Santos

C.S. Lakin

C.S. Lakin has written more than a dozen novels in numerous genres, focusing mostly on contemporary psychological mysteries and allegorical fantasy. She is an instructor/mentor to many writers and regularly speaks at writing conferences throughout the year. Her award winning blog is a great resource for authors. She lives in California, not from San Francisco. 
James Patterson site

Jhumpa Lahiri

Jhumpa Lahiri was born in London and raised in Rhode Island. She is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, and author of two previous books. Her debut collection of stories, Interpreter of Maladies, was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the PEN/Hemingway Award and The New Yorker Debut of the Year.
C.S. Lakin website



Best known for her Twilight series, Stephenie Meyer’s four-book collection has sold over 100 million copies globally in over 50 countries, with translations in 37 different languages. Stephenie graduated from BYU with a degree in English Literature. She lives in Arizona with her husband and sons.

Dylan Morrison

Dylan Morrison is an Irish spiritual author and poet. He has authored several published works, each aimed at drawing his readers into the experiential spirituality of Nazarene prophet, Yeshua bar Yosef. Bypassing the roadblocks of religious dogma, Morrison writes with a disarming honesty and wicked Celtic wit.



Multiple award-winning  author Elizabeth Kostova was born in Connecticut in 1964. She is the author of three novels, The HistorianThe Swan Thieves, and The Shadow LandThe Historian was the first debut novel in U.S. publishing history to debut at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List.

J.K. Rowling

Born in Yate, England, on July 31, 1965,  J.K. Rowling came from humble economic means before writing Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, a children's fantasy novel. The work was an international hit and Rowling wrote six more books in the series, which sold hundreds of millions of copies and was adapted into a blockbuster film franchise. 

Lorilyn Roberts

Lorilyn Roberts is an award-winning author who writes for the young and the young at heart. She has been a keynote speaker at writer's workshops. Lorilyn has appeared on many radio and television shows, including WATC 57 Friends & Neighbors out of Atlanta, Georgia, and the Discovery Channel. 

Dean Koontz

Dean's books are published in 38 languages and he has sold over 450 million copies to date. Fourteen of his novels have risen to number one on the New York Times hardcover bestseller list, making him one of only a dozen writers ever to have achieved that milestone. Dean Koontz lives in Southern California with his wife, Gerda.

James Patterson

As of January 2016, Patterson has sold over 350 million books worldwide and currently holds the Guinness World Record for the most #1 New York Times bestsellers. He also writes children's, middle-grade, and young-adult fiction and is also the first author to have #1 new titles simultaneously on the New York Times adult and children's bestsellers lists. 



Claudia Moscovici is a Romanian-American novelist and art/literary critic. She’s the author of Velvet Totalitarianism, a critically acclaimed novel about a Romanian family’s survival in an oppressive communist regime due to the strength of their love. She is the co-founder of the international aesthetic movement Postromanticism.

Cynthia Leal Massey

Bryce Milligan

Award-winning author, Bryce Milligan's literary papers are archived at the San Antonio Author's Collection of U.T.S.A., Institute of Texan Cultures. Bryce has taught English and creative writing at the college level. As a writer, he has been a newspaper columnist, a freelance journalist, a scholar, a novelist, a poet, a playwright, and an essayist.

Bryce Milligan site

Ian McEwan

Ian McEwan was born on 21 June 1948 in Aldershot, England.  McEwan's works have earned him worldwide critical acclaim. He won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction with Amsterdam in 1998. His novel  Atonement received the WH Smith Literary Award (2002). He has published fourteen novels and many other written works. 

David Liss site



Tammy Greenwood is the author of eleven novels.  She was born in rural Vermont, graduating from the Lyndon Institute and the University of Vermont where she studied English and Creative Writing.  She resides in San Diego, CA with her family, where she also teaches creative writing. 

Dylan Morrison site

Rick Atkinson

Pulitzer Prize winning author; Born in Munich, Germany, Atkinson is the son of a U.S. Army officer and grew up on military posts. He holds a master of arts degree in English literature from the University of Chicago. He and his wife, Dr. Jane C. Atkinson, a researcher and clinician at the National Institutes of Health, live in the District of Columbia. 

Dylan Morrison



Walter Isaacson is the former CEO of the Aspen Institute, has been chairman of CNN and the managing editor of Time magazine. He is the author of  The Innovators; Steve Jobs; Einstein; Benjamin Franklin; and Kissinger: A Biography.  He lives in Washington, DC.