Dean Wesley Smith is considered as one of the most prolific writers working in modern fiction. He is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling writer who has published over two hundred novels in forty years, and hundreds of short stories and non-fiction books. At the moment, he produces novels in four major series, including the time travel Thunder Mountain novels set in the old west, the galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe series, the cold case mystery series, Cold Poker Gang series, and the superhero series staring Poker Boy.
Charles Harris is an experienced, award-winning writer-director for cinema and TV, and best-selling author. He is one of Britain’s most respected script consultants and a co-founder of the first screenwriters workshop in the world, the London Screenwriters Workshop (Now Euroscript). Aside from being a talented film-maker and writer, Harris is also a martial arts black belt.
Charlie Holmberg is an award-winning, best-selling, and internationally published fantasy and romance novelist. She is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestselling Paper Magician series and the Amazon Charts bestselling Spellbreaker series. Holmberg was a 2016 RITA Award finalist for Young Adult Romance, and The Fifth Doll, winner of the 2017 Whitney Award for Speculative Fiction.
Cora Harrington is an author and intimate apparel industry expert. She is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief at The Lingerie Addict, the largest lingerie blog and one of the few fashion blogs dedicated exclusively to intimate apparel. Harrington specialized in trend reporting, branding, digital and social media, and overall lingerie industry insights.
Charlene Li is a New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur, speaker, advisor, and board member. She helps leaders and organizations thrive with disruption as an expert on digital transformation and leadership. Li has authored six books, including the New York Times bestseller Open Leadership and is co-author of the critically-acclaimed book Groundswell. Her latest book is the bestseller The Disruption Mindset.
Will Johnson is a teacher of sitting meditation. Although not formally affiliated with any particular Buddhist lineage or school, he has been invited extensively into the Buddhist world to share his unique deeply body-oriented approach to sitting meditation practices. Johnson is the author of fifteen books including The Posture of Meditation, Breathing Through the Whole Body, and The Spiritual Practices of Rumi.
Ali Luke is a writing coach, freelance writer, and long-established blogger. She offers writing, blogging, and self-publishing advice through her site Aliventures. Aside from her work engagements through her own site, Ali writes articles for a number of webpages and print publications.
Charlotte Eriksson, AKA The Glass Child, is an artist, author, songwriter, dreamer, and wanderer. She is the founder of the artist collective, Broken Glass Records. She is also an author of 4 books of prose and poetry including her latest release, Everything Changed When I Forgave Myself. Eriksson’s personal mission is to touch at least one soul out there and make them feel they belong.