Elana Johnson’s work, including Possession, Surrender, and Regret, published by Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster), is available now everywhere books are sold. Her popular ebook, From the Query to the Call, is also available for download, as well as a Possession short story, Insider Information. School teacher by day, Query Ninja by night, you can find her online at her personal blog or Twitter. She also co-founded the Query Tracker blog, and contributes to the League of Extraordinary Writers. Elana is represented by Michelle Andelman of Regal Literary.
Lisa and Laura Roecker’s debut novel, The Liar Society, came out with Sourcebooks on March 1, 2011, and their second, Lies That Bind, will be out in November 2012. An unstoppable duo bent on world—er—publishing domination, you can cyberstalk them on their personal blog, their website, and Twitter. Lisa and Laura are represented by Catherine Drayton of Inkwell Management.
Dustin Hansen has been an Artistic and Creative Director in the video games industry for nearly two decades. Although he’s made his living as a digital artist, he is passionate about classic children’s literature and children’s book illustration and can often be found digging through used book stores in search of magical roots. Visit www.dustwrites.com to see occasional samples of his artwork and read his ramblings, or find him on twitter where he often rants about food, reality tv, and raising heritage breed chickens.
Casey McCormick is the author of the hugely popular Agent Spotlightseries. When she’s not
stalking researching agents, she’s writing young adult novels, interning for a lit agent, and chasing her kids around. You can find her online at her personal blog and Twitter.
Shannon Messenger studied Screenwriting and Film/Television Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts before she realized her real love was writing books for children. Her work is represented by Laura Rennert of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency, Inc and the first book in her middle grade fantasy series, KEEPER OF THE LOST CITIES, will be published in Fall 2012 by Simon & Schuster, and her YA novel, LET THE SKY FALL, will be out in 2013. You can find her online at her personal blog or on Twitter.