Janet Brown

       Janet K. Brown lives in Wichita Falls, Texas with her husband, Charles. She began writing while her three daughters were young but did not study the craft or submit her work until she retired in October, 2005. Writing became a second career.

     Her first contracted novel is an inspirational young adult, Victoria and the Ghost. 4RV Publishing will release it in 2012. Janet has written several inspirational romances and women’s fiction, but this is her first young adult. She studies her three grandchildren for help with teen expressions and actions.

     Janet contracts with Union Gospel Press for short stories for teens and adults. Her stories have shown up in such publications as Brio, Live, Standard, The Gem, and Cross and Quill. With a secondary passion for diet and fitness, Janet is working on her first non-fiction book, a devotion book for compulsive over-eaters.

     Janet belongs to such writing groups as ACFW, OWFI, CWFI, and RWA.

     She and her husband love to travel with their RV, visit with family, and work in their church.

Website/blog: http://www.janetkbrown.com

Stephanie Burkhart

    A member of Generation X,
Stephanie was born and raised in Manchester, New Hampshire. Wanting a grand adventure, she joined the U.S. Army when she was 18 and spent over 11 years in the military and 7 years stationed overseas in Germany.

     After leaving the Army, Stephanie settled near Los Angeles, CA with her husband and works for LAPD as a 911 dispatcher. She has two small children, enjoys watching her sons dance Hip Hop, California wine, and likes to take long walks. Her 4RV titles include The Giving Meadow and First Flag of New Hampshire. Coming soon is First Map of Maine.

The Giving Meadow:
     Caterpillar's adventure begins when he pops from a tiny egg. With the help of some friends, his adventure continues until ... His friends can't find him. What happened to Caterpillar?

First Flag of New Hampshire:
     It's the start of the school year, and Alyssa has to take American Studies for college prep. She's paired with classmate Miguel De Soto to find the first flag of New Hampshire, but the flag as only flown four times in New Hampshire's past. Can Alyssa and Miguel track the flag through history before time is up?