The Penmen Profile: Bestselling Author Gwyn Hyman Rubio

By Pamme Boutselis Gwyn Hyman Rubio is the bestselling author of “Icy Sparks,” a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection and a 1998 New York Times Notable Book. A national bestseller, the novel was praised as “vivid and unforgettable” (New York Times Book Review) and “a combination of fire and ice that…

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The Penmen Profile: New Author Malcolm Brooks

By Amber E. Box Malcolm Brooks is the author of “Painted Horses,” a story of love and progression in the Western U.S. during the mid-1950s. Brooks, a carpenter by trade, has spent most of the last 20 years in Montana. He is inspired by its pristine wilderness in both books…

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The Penmen Profile: New Author Mike Hancock

By Amber E. Box New author Mike Hancock began writing as a young child, a passion he says was instilled in him by his mother who always encouraged reading and writing. Despite the many paths his career has taken over the years, Hancock credits his seven-year stint as a wilderness…

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The Penmen Profile: Young Adult and New Adult Author William Vaughn

by Diane Walters William Vaughn is a writer of Young Adult, New Adult and technical manuals, living in the Pacific Northwest with his wife, Marilyn.  A lifelong adventurer, Vaughn has travelled all over the world, starting at a young age with his military family. He went to school in Germany,…

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The Penmen Profile: Award-winning Author, Editor, Playwright and Poet Eckhard Gerdes

Eckhard Gerdes is the editor of The Journal of Experimental Fiction, dedicated to the furthering of forefront fiction. He has published criticism in The Review of Contemporary Fiction and American Review of Books, and has a chapter in SUNY Press’s recent “Federman’s Fictions.” His fiction has appeared in Fiction International, Notre Dame Review, Hayden’s…

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The Penmen Profile: Young Adult Author and Novelist Brenda Correy Dunne

by Pamme Boutselis Brenda Corey Dunne is a former physiotherapy officer in the Royal Canadian Air Force and currently assumes multiple roles as a military wife, mother of three, a physiotherapist and author of young adult and adult fiction. Her first book, “Treasure in the Flame,” was self-published in 2012….

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The Penmen Profile: Terri Rochenski, Author of “Eye of the Soul”

by Gabbi Hall In the 8th grade, Terri Rochenski wrote “Gundi’s Great Adventure,” and while it “never hit the bestseller list,” it did begin Terri’s love affair with storytelling. Her first novel was published in October 2013 with J. Taylor Publishing, and Terri told us about her road to publication…

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Author Michael Alden Wants You to Get More

by Pamme Boutselis New author Michael Alden is the CEO and founder of Blue Vase Marketing. He has taken the lessons learned in his own hardscrabble climb to success and developed a book to help others move forward in their own lives. Alden’s book, “Ask More, Get More,” will be…

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