Kam is a San Bernardino (CA) Valley College instructor in the Radio, Television, and Film Department, specializing in television studio production. He is president and ceo of his own video production company, Kam Edits. Kam’s past experience includes television production coordinating in the local Los Angeles market. He may be reached at email@example.com
Susan is a member of the Redlands Footlighters Theatre (Redlands, CA), where she is Box Office Manager. In addition to numerous theatre and dance activities, she is actively involved in church leadership. As Jan’s television producer, she may be contacted at (909) 363-5038.
Bruce is an award-winning writer, publishing consultant, and writing coach to both new and established writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and screenplays. His second novel, Dream Baby — an NEA Writing Fellowship winner–is the result of fifteen years of research and has been called “one of the most memorable chronicles of the Vietnam War”. Bruce’s literary fiction, science fiction, fantasy and thriller fiction have appeared in national magazines, literary quarterlies, “year’s best anthologies”, and college textbooks. His nonfiction has appeared in Life, International Wildlife, The Writer, The Writer’s Handbook, and other publications. He has received national awards and notable mentions in numerous newspapers, including The New York Times. From 1974 to 1997 he helped establish and direct the creative writing program at the University of Redlands in southern California, where he won teaching awards and held an endowed professorship. Bruce may be reached at www.mcallistercoaching.com.
Mike is editor of Dream Merchant Magazine and author of more than 800 published stories and articles. He is a popular workshop leader at the University of California Riverside Extension Program, where he teaches fiction and nonfiction writing, including scriptwriting and screenplays. He also teaches online. Since 1986, Mike has operated the Writer’s Review critique service, helping hundred of aspiring writers improve their fiction and nonfiction. He may be reached by visiting www.writers-review.com.
Shirley is a former newspaper columnist and radio and television commentator with extensive experience as a marketing account executive for clients in the fields of entertainment, politics, government, and business. She has presented guest lectures at University of California Riverside, Cal Poly Pomona, and Loma Linda University. She may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bobbe has been a journalist for 50 years, serving as an award-winning reporter, photographer and editor-in-chief of several weeklies and daily newspapers. She continues to provide news coverage of key events in the community as a freelance writer. She may be reached at email@example.com.
To the memory of Stephen Baetge, who served as editor-in-chief of Spectrum (Sacramento,CA) which published Jan’s columns weekly, for his years of humorous good-natured banter, guidance, encouragement, and support of Hot Chocolate for Seniors book. Stephen was to have served as final book editor.