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Contest Winners

Far, Far Away Vol. 1

Shana Scott

"Songs and Superstitions"
Shana Scott is a digital archivist and content specialist with a Master’s degree in Professional Writing and Publishing. She’s a member of SFWA, and her work has been published in magazines, anthologies, and podcasts such as Escape Pod, Gothic Fantasy: Footsteps in the Dark, and TulipTree Review. Currently, she writes about the craft of world-building in her blog.

Barend Nieuwstraten III

"Black Spire Isles"

Barend Nieuwstraten III has been working on a collection of works set within a single fantasy world, currently working on stories ranging from flash fiction and short stories to stand alone novels as well as an epic series.

He has worked in film, short film, television, music, and comic formats. His writing experience has mainly been in comedy (sketches/comics) and music (lyrics), but is now focused on High Fantasy, that sometimes delves into horror.

He grew up and lives in Sydney, Australia where he was born to Dutch and Indian immigrants.

L.R. Braden

"Piece of Mind"

Bestselling author of The Magicsmith urban fantasy series, LR Braden makes her home in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies with her wonderful husband, precocious daughter, and psychotic cat. Her debut novel, A Drop of Magic, won the Eric Hoffer Book Award for sci-fi/fantasy, the First Horizon Award, and the Imadjinn Award for Best Urban Fantasy Novel. With degrees in both English literature and metalsmithing, she splits her time between writing and art.

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Far, Far Away Vol. 1

Kelly D. Holmes

"The Colour of Roses"

Kelly D. Holmes is an avid reader of all things scifi, spec fic and fantasy. She's been writing ever since she was ten years old and has worked on everything from comics to songwriting. She lives in London, Canada and can be found curled up by the fireplace with a good cup of tea. This is her premier publication.

Brittni Brinn

"Field Notes from the Unknown Planet"

Brittni Brinn (she/her) is the author of The Patch Project and A Place That Used to Be, post-apocalyptic novels about survivors searching for a place to belong in a desolate world. She has a M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. Her interests include rocks kicked up by the ocean, books from friends, and comfortable sweaters. You can read more about her work at brittnibrinn.com.

Buddy Young

"The Prime Crusade"

Buddy Young is a staff writer and a writing educator living in London, Ontario, and the long-time president of the London Writers Society.