Natalie Rix is the creator of Monnath Books, set up to publish her first children’s book “Rodney and Splodge go to Topaz Town” in 2014, under the pseudonym Madeline Pope. It was well-received by children and adults alike. Born and bred in the West Midlands in England, she loves to write stories which are a mixture of horror, sci-fi, and anything weird or wonderful. Check out her collection of short stories with a metaphysical theme, “Into the Aether”. When not writing, reading, or drinking her body weight in tea, Natalie loves to go to rock/metal concerts. Check out her latest story “The Faceless People” – the first short story in the dystopian, post-apocalyptic series The Mutation Chronicles.
Alanah Andrews writes speculative fiction and spends far too much time debating whether 1984 or The Handmaid’s Tale are most representative of our future. You can read her YA dystopian novella “The Harvest” about a future where emotions are forbidden for free on her website. She has won several awards and her short stories have been published in a range of different places. When she’s not writing, Alanah runs the Australian Speculative Fiction group, teaches high school English, and attempts to raise two children. She has a husky, a pony, a blue-tongue lizard, and dreams of travelling Australia in a bus. Check out her latest novella “Exiles” – the last short story in the dystopian, post-apocalyptic series The Mutation Chronicles.
Lozzi Counsell is a Bath Spa graduate who enjoys anything creative from painting, to making jewellery, to writing. She lives in the seaside town of Weston-super-Mare, also known as Weston-super-Mud, in England, where she enjoys the never-ending supply of warm, sugary doughnuts. She is currently making slow progress towards her debut novel Goldilocks, which she works on when she’s not focusing on other projects, napping or rocking out at music gigs. Check out her latest story “Contagion” – the second short story in the dystopian, post-apocalyptic series The Mutation Chronicles.