Meet the Authors

John Ortega

John Ortega

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John Ortega launched his debut novel with Storm’s Child. He currently resides in Puerto Rico with his dog, Noah, where he continues to work on new projects and the second book in the Rune Caster Chronicles. Follow him on his social media for book updates and future snippets.

Interviews with John:

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Samantha Atkins

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Samantha Atkins launched her debut novel with The Wing Thief. She currently lives in Wales with her partner, their two children and two dogs; Stella and Lexi.

She has also written articles for our blog:

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Tom Jolly

A retired astronautical and electrical engineer, Tom Jolly has now turned his attentions to writing. He's had several of his short stories published in numerous anthology's and is soon to publish a novel with us at SmashBear.

 

He lives with his wife Penny on their ranch on the Central Coast of California where they frequently are visited by cougars, black bears, bobcats and wild turkey's on occasion

 

Interviews with Tom:

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Kelli Call

Kelli Call grew up in the middle of wheatfields and old cemeteries. She passed the time by reading books and making up stories. As an adult, Kelli has swapped wheatfields for mountains, but not much else has changed. 


Kelli’s first publication was a picture book, It’s Not Easy Being A Superhero: Understanding Sensory Processing Disorder, but is now progressing on to YA fiction. Kelli lives in Idaho with her husband and three children.

Interviews with Kelli:

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