Carol Child, has published two books under her pen name Samantha Mozart, Begins the Night Music, A Dementia Caregiver’s Journal, Vol. I and To What Green Altar, A Dementia Caregiver’s Journal, Vol. II. She is author of newspaper and magazine (literary and mainstream) feature stories and profiles, an essayist, a reviewer, served as a community newspaper editor, is a greeting card verse writer and an award-winning poet. She analyzed and summarized legislation for constituents of a United States Congressman; and over the years researched and wrote marketing and public relations materials and tour scripts. She is a writing tutor and coach. You can view her portfolio clips at http://carolchildcommunications.com/wp/.
She was educated at Penn State University and California State University, The Small College, where she served as a peer tutor for writing.
T.J. Banks is the author of Sketch People: Stories Along the Way, A Time for Shadows, Catsong, Derv & Co.: A Life Among Felines, Souleiado, and Houdini, a cat novel which the late writer and activist Cleveland Amory enthusiastically branded “a winner.” Catsong, a collection of her best cat stories, was the winner of the 2007 Merial Human-Animal Bond Award. A Contributing Editor to laJoie, she is a columnist for petful.com and has received writing awards from the Cat Writers’ Association (CWA), ByLine, and The Writing Self. Her work has appeared in numerous anthologies, including Guideposts’ Soul Menders, Their Mysterious Ways, Miracles of Healing, and Comfort From Beyond series. She has also worked as a stringer for the Associated Press and as an instructor for the Writer’s Digest School. She writes a blog called Sketch People and a Facebook page called A Time for Shadows.
T.J. earned her B. A. in English literature from Trinity College, Hartford, CT; and M. A. in English literature, also from Trinity College.
Susan Scott is author of two books, Lilith, Eve & the Serpent in the Garden of Eden and, with co-author Susan Schwartz, Aging and Becoming: A Reflective Enquiry. We invite you to read the thoughtful, in-depth review of the latter by Dutch psychologist, blogger and author Susanne van Doorn at Mindfunda.com. Susan Scott has been interested in Jungian psychology for many years after her first introduction to the theory of C.G. Jung while doing a post graduate degree in clinical psychology. She was an essential part of The Transvaal Centre for Jungian Studies (a non-profit organization) in the late 1980 s and 1990 s in Johannesburg and Pretoria as well as part of the first group in South Africa to study Jung through Centerpoint, an organization based in the States whose purpose is to bring Jungian teachings to the wider public. She has lectured on Lilith, Eve & the Serpent in the Garden of Eden to Jungian groups on a few occasions and has also been on radio to a receptive audience. This is her first book. She lives in Johannesburg, South Africa, is married and has two adult sons. She also writes the popular Garden of Eden Blog.