Bud Weiser was a graduate of International Business College, an inspiring artist and previous author for the Dark Moon Press anthology, Braaaaaaaains: A Zombie Anthology and Dark of the Night II anthology of Shadows. He was working on a series of film noir/occult crimes detective stories. He enjoys collecting art and comic books when not studying true crime.
Clay Gilbert has been hearing the voices of aliens, vampires, and people from the future since about the age of four. It wasn’t long before he started to think taking notes on what they said might be a good idea. This has led him many places—through the halls and classrooms of many schools, where he’s […]
Ima Cygnenoir is older than dirt, lives in Arizona, on the edges of the Sonoran Desert with six dogs, three peacocks, half a dozen rabbits, two giant desert toads and over two dozen ground squirrels (all named Harold.) She is a grandmother and a mother claimed by four girls all whose names begin with A, and they, more than anything are the reason for this story. It started out as a tale to amuse and by demand became the written word.
The author studied at Northwestern College Conservatory, where he concentrated on classical composition and conducting. He is also the founder and lead singer of Murphey’s Midnight Rounders an acoustic/power folk band that has a mix of elements including rock, country, and Celtic music styles. He is a scholar of ancient traditions and devoted to passing on the knowledge he has learned. He has also written a children’s poetry book A Child’s Garden of Futhark or Poems for little Berserkers.
Hokyo Joshua Routhier began spiritual practice over a decade ago. Practicing everything from shamanism to Sufism, he is an ordained priest in the Hollow Bones Rinzai Zen order and a training mental health counselor at Wayne State University, specializing in group therapy and mindfulness-based interventions. Hokyo is the head priest of Thunder Drum Zen, providing teaching and outreach to Integral practitioners and various spiritual communities in southeast Michigan. He also offers one-on-one meditation instruction and mindfulness consultation as the owner at Stay Awake Tutoring and Coaching.
Kate Andary has been studying religion, metaphysics, and energy work since she was a teenager, she always wanted to know how the world around her worked and what she could do to see through other’s eyes. Kate has spent the last five years studying science and metaphysics, as well as taking a personal journey to see how her mind, body, and spirit connect with the energy around her.
Kate has taught at conferences, been ordained from the age of 18, worked at psychic fairs, and written since she knew what letters were. If you would like to reach out to the author about further publishing or appearances, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kenny Sills was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri and attended South East Missouri State University where he studied Creative Writing as well as Philosophy and Theology. During his college life, he began studying martial arts in his free time under Julian Sims. After college, he moved to Houston Texas where he furthered his martial arts education under Tim Mousel for five years. Kenny moved back to St. Louis in 1999 after meeting his future wife on a family vacation at Disney World in Florida. Back in St. Louis, he opened Ohana Martial Arts and became an instructor to typically developing individuals as well as people with special needs.
Over the years Amber’s brain has developed a taste for taking bits and pieces of seeming unrelated material and linking them together in new and unpredictable ways. She warns people to never ask her a question they aren’t sure they want an answer to because you just never know what her brain may come up with next or how snarky it will be. Amber feeds her creative machine by endlessly looking for things to learn and experience which allows her to concoct new ways of looking at the world around her. She has had this thirst for knowledge and a love of the written word since she was a child. Originally from the hills of West Virginia, she developed a love of trees and the beauty of the deep woods. These days she spends most of her time in the Flat Lands with her two feline roommates.
Jean ‘Drum’ Pageano
Jean ‘Drum’ Pageano is a French American druid, who is an Initiate and a Non-Officer Director for the Clergy Council, and was elected ArchDruid of the ADF in 2016.
He holds multiple degrees and is a reviewer for the Dedicant Program, Generalist Study Program, Initiate Program, Clergy Training Program, and the Naturalist and Seers Guild Study Programs. Drum, as he is affectionately called by friends and fans, is a poet and a writer and the author of Arise from Vapours and Willow Flow.
Patricia DeSandro is a professional artist and art teacher for at least three decades, and is a certified hypnotherapist and a clairvoyant/clairaudient medium; able to see and interact with spirits and communicate with animals, plants, and stones.
In the Pagan community, she is known as Bona Dea Lyonesse, who works within the Wisewoman/Shamanic and Roman-Celtic traditions as an Elder and High Priestess. In 1999, she founded Wiccan teaching coven: Circle of the Sacred Grove Temple of the Old Religion.
Rev. Tim is an accomplished Photographer who also enjoys Backwoods Primitive Trekking, Flintknapping, and Urban Exploration. He is also a skilled Traditional Leatherworker, and enjoys Historical Re-Enacting, and Writing. He is an Ordained Minister, Psychic Medium, Reiki, Spiritualist, and Energy Healer as well as Paranormal Investigator.
Brian L. Ward has worked in the law enforcement field for over 10 years. The author is a lifelong scholar on abnormal psychology, serial killers, and tragic events in history.The author is also the founder of the annual “Dark History & Horror Convention” held in Champaign, Illinois.
As a writer has contributed a variety of articles subjects of interest to both the magickal and the pagan community for both Dolmen Grove Chronicles and Artemis Magazine as well as short stories, poetry and rituals. She is the initiator, editor and one of the authors of the comprehensive and innovative anthology Lucifer Light of the Aeon (Black Moon Publishing) and the Luciferian poetry anthology Songs of the Black Flame (Black Moon Publishing) as well as contributing an essay on ‘Lucifer’ to Mishlen Linden’s anthology Women of Babalon (Black Moon Publishing) and…
Robert Ing was born on 10 July (100 years after the birth of Nikola Tesla) in East York Township, Canada. His interest in science began when his grade 4 teacher, A.R. Brownsberger introduced him to astronomy and the theory of flight through an extra-curricular science program. Since that time he pursued personal studies in astronomy and evolved in aviation studies from building radio controlled aircraft from scratch to obtaining his pilot’s licence and participating in precision flight team demonstrations. His love for all things scientific had seen him attend the prestigious Cambridge Academy and later pursue studies in, at the time, a new field of science known as Police and Forensic Science. His dedication to the study of science…
Magnum Indiana is an author of business books who was under a contract not to write fiction under his name. Glenn has degrees in Engineering and Accounting and has done graduate work on an MBA and a Masters in Taxation. He spent two tours in Vietnam with the US Army. His career spans two of the largest CPA firms, Hewlett Packard, and five technical recruiting or executive search firms (he owned all or part of four of them.)
Mark Bayless Pope is a Norse Pagan or follower of Ásatru, the ancient pre-Christian belief system of the Norse people. Over the last decade, his faith brought him closer to the runes as much as the runes served to teach him more about his faith. He has lead various religious communities, taught at several key events and festivals, and facilitated public rituals in Northeastern Indiana actively for the past five years. Mark is an avid outdoorsman, academic, and pursuer of runic magickal lore. He spends his free time studying, indulging in craft beer, and herding cats.
G.R. Wilson resides in the beautiful city of Rochester, NY, home of great supermarkets, cameras, colleges, and a big ‘ol canal. When he’s not writing, he enjoys riding horses, drinking beer while playing board games with friends, and repeatedly lifting heavy pieces of metal. He’d like to thank his friends, his family, and his other readers for their continued support as he continues to build his storytelling repertoire. For anyone who wants to stay abreast of his current projects, feel free to check out authorgrwilson.com.
Jonathan McCoy, paranormal researcher and investigator. Jonathan has been involved with the paranormal since a very young age and has investigated some of the biggest locations out there. Jonathan strives to expand and push the paranormal field to new levels, beyond anything that is seen on TV. Jonathan attended Film School at Full Sail University […]
Daniel Klaes has had a lifelong interest in the paranormal. Much of his curiosity stems from his experiences living in a haunted house. These encounters with unusual phenomena caused him to push the boundaries of his own belief system. In fact later Dan later purchased his family’s home and has grown comfortable with his unseen guests.
A former Air Force officer, Kerr Cuhulain (Vancouver) has been a police officer for the past twenty years, and a Wiccan for thirty. He’s served on the SWAT team, Gang Crime Unit, and hostage negotiation team. He travels throughout North America as a popular speaker at writers’ conferences and Pagan festivals, and he has been the subject of many books, articles, and media interviews. He is the author of The Law Enforcement Guide to Wicca.
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Michelle Belanger is most widely recognized for her work on television’s Paranormal State, where she explored abandoned prisons and haunted houses while blindfolded and in high heels. A leading authority on psychic and supernatural topics, her non-fiction research in books like The Dictionary of Demons and The Psychic Vampire Codex has been sourced in television shows, university courses, and numerous publications around the world. She has worked as a media liaison for fringe communities in the occult and paranormal world, performed with gothic and metal bands, and designed immersive live action gaming events for companies such as Wizards of the Coast. Her thrilling paranormal fiction series is published through Titan Books and begins with Conspiracy of Angels. Michelle resides near Cleveland, Ohio.
Lord Chaz, creator of the first nightly Ghost and Vampire Tours in New Orleans, has brought together the best macabre history of New Orleans to create the most entertaining and theatrical walking tours in the French Quarter.
As the shadows grow long and the sun dives behind the horizon, Lord Chaz emerges to lead brave tour participants through the darker areas of the French Quarter on the re-vamped (no pun intended) French Quarter Ghost and Vampire Tour. Featuring a few NEW stories as well as a selection of old favorites, it is a new version of his extremely popular tour that is sure to chill you to the bone.
The author comes from a long lineage of witches, sensitives with Native American roots. She has gathered years of studies and information to compile books that not only teach or guides her readers but leaves them room to come to their own conclusions. Everyone deserves the freedom to follow their own path and encourages her readers to never stop exploring.
Brian Danhausen is the Founder of Into The Afterlife Paranormal. He is also a Lead Investigator. Brian resides in Warren, Mi and is married to Darlene..fellow Investigator. Together they have two children. Brian has been having paranormal experiences most of his life. Even still to this day he lives with paranormal activity in his own home…as you can see on the evidence page. After many years of investigating and having the same type of paranormal experiences that many of his family members have been having throughout their lives as well, Brian has decided to put together an official team of only the best Investigators that he has worked with…forming Into The Afterlife Paranormal.
Kevin Eads was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. He graduated with degrees in History and Political Science from Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne, where he served as Student Body President and was active in Phi Kappa Theta fraternity. He then received his Juris Doctorate from Nova Southeastern University where he focused on International Law. A lifelong fan of the horror genre, he began to tell his own stories with the 2011 release of The Amulet of Elis…
Throughout his career, Robert LaSardo has found his niche in Hollywood playing the devious criminal. Often evil personified on screen, he constantly manages to charm police investigators and audiences alike.
As Escobar Gallardo on the award-winning series Nip/Tuck, Robert plays a cunning villain who convincingly tortures Dr. Christian Troy into revealing key information about the location of a child molester. As a gang member on both CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Miami, he taunts the lead investigators…
I’ve been a practicing Witch in the Georgian Tradition for over 30 years. Currently High Priest of the Circle of the Samhain Moon in the Ann Arbor, MI area, I’m also active in the local Pagan Community, as well as a teacher at ConVocation, an Earth-Religion convention in the Detroit area…
Well versed in archaic magic, Voodoo and Native American spirituality, Belfazaar is the founding member of the New Orleans Vampire Association (NOVA) and works at Voodoo Authentica in New Orleans when not helping the homeless.
Corvis Nocturnum is an author, publisher and lecturer who has written over a dozen books on popular culture. The content ranges from vampires and zombies to the Devil and the occult. He has also been a consultant for A&E Channel’s Paranormal State. He has appeared as a guest speaker at Dragon Con, Scarefest, Parafest and interviewed on the BET Channel’s The Lexi Show episode “The Church of Satan”. He was also interviewed in an October 2009…