Christopher Lentz is the acclaimed author of Opening Doors (biography, 2019), My Friend Marilyn (historical fiction, 2018) and The Blossom Trilogy (historical romance). His books are about hope, second chances and outcasts overcoming obstacles. But most of all, they’re about how love changes everything.
Sabrina Sol loves love. She writes spicy romance stories featuring smart & sexy Latina heroines. Family and food are strong themes behind many of the stories.
Maddie Margarita writes humorous suspense. She is also the host of Lit Up! OC --a monthly writer’s salon in Orange County, CA. and CHARACTER FLOSS, a podcast for readers and writers on Authors on The Air Global Network.
Maddie serves on the Boards of Sisters-in-Crime OC, and the Southern California Writers Association. Her short stories can be found in IT’S ALL IN THE STORY - CALIFORNIA. maddiemargarita.com
PJ writes contemporary women's fiction and has drawn praise for her singular voice, humor and satire on contentious current affairs, and insights into human life.
She has published five novels, including an anthology of her acclaimed short stories, titled ‘I AM... a character.’ Her multiple award-winning series, Faith, Family, Frenzy! is available on all buy sites and bookstores in southern CA.
Greta Boris is the author of the 7 Deadly Sins. Ordinary Women. Unexpected evil. A series of taut, psychological thrillers that expose the dark side of sunny Southern California. Enter the world of the 7 Deadly Sins with any of these standalone novels.
She likes to describe her work (and her life) as ‘an O.C. housewife meets Dante’s Inferno.’
Mollie Moon writes Coming of Age novels in which the protagonist often seeks a better way of life, for which some have to take on extraordinary burdens. While the hero's journey is filled with challenges, there's always a romance lurking somewhere, because love makes life magical.
Nancy Milby, CPA, DWS, CS, FWS, founded Laguna Culinary Arts, a multi-faceted hands-on cooking school with a café, cheese and wine shop attached, and led small groups to France, Italy and Spain for the ultimate food and wine vacations.
Her first book, Falling for France, tells the story of her own journey through the fictional character of Annie Shaw. Nancy continued the story French Twist, Finding France, Finding Home, and French Fling. The final book in the series, French Legacy, is waiting to be published.
Dennis Walsh is a retired healthcare executive who has lived in South Laguna Beach for 20 years. He writes what he calls ‘good airplane reads’ that concentrate on the characters and current issues helped along with a liberal dose of humor.
His novels include ‘The Best Home’ 2018, ‘Beauty & The Beach’ 2019, and a third entitled ‘Easy Marks’ which will be out in late 2020.
Writing is a passion for Walsh, along with his grandchildren, golf, swimming and walking his dog River.
Award winning novelist Steven G. Jackson is the author of the highly-acclaimed thriller The Zeus Payload. In addition to writing thriller novels and horror novels, he creates comedies as one-act stage plays and short stories. Five of his plays have made it to the stage. Two of his short stories have been selected for publication, and several others have won writing contests.
Steven G. Jackson holds a Master of Professional Writing degree from the University of Southern California, and lives with his wife and yellow lab “Bear” in Southern California. He also serves as Vice President of the Southern California Writers Association.
Nikki’s a multi-published author who turned a passion for reading into wanting to write her own romance stories since the age of 11. She loves to write Interracial romances in all genres but truly believes that love is colorblind and genderless.
Nikki has a BA and MA degree in English and Creative Writing with a concentration in fiction from Southern New Hampshire University. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America National chapter, Passionate Ink RWA, and president of the chapter 2017 and 2018, past member of OCC/RWA local chapter, and was a member of the board as President from 2015 and 2016 and Programs Director for two years prior.