Caroline Ratajski, Editor

Caroline Ratajski is a writer and software engineer, currently living in Silicon Valley, California, USA. Alongside being Editor of BookLifeNow, she is also the Assistant Editor at Scape. Her fiction is currently available at Redstone SF and in Broken Time Blues. (

Jaym Gates, Publicity

Jaym Gates is a publicist and editor by day, a stage manager by evening, a writer by night, and a horse trainer and community volunteer in her copious spare time. Her work includes editing the anthologies Rigor Amortis and Broken Time Blues. (

Steven James Scearce, Marketing and Staff Writer

Steven James Scearce is the creator of the science fiction web series Unknown Transmission. His printed work appears in a number of anthologies including Rigor Amortis and Cthulhurotica. He has just completed his first novel-length manuscript, a horror story called Cottonwood. You can follow him on Twitter @ShinkaiMaru5. (

Jeremy L. C. Jones, Minister of Mischief

Jeremy L. C. Jones is a freelance writer, editor, and teacher. He is a frequent contributor to Clarkesworld Magazine, Kobold Quarterly, and He teaches at the Montessori Academy of Spartanburg and is the director of Shared Worlds at Wofford College, a creative writing program he co-founded with Jeff VanderMeer. (

Galen Dara, Illustrator

Galen is an illustrator with work in Rigor Amortis, Cthulhurotica, and Broken Time Blues as well as in publications such as Lightspeed, Apex, Scape, Tales to Terrify, and the Lovecraft eZine. She writes the art nerd column at the Functional Nerds and blogs for the Inkunks. You can follow her on twitter @galendara. (

Damien Walters, Staff Writer

Damien Walters is an Associate Editor of the Hugo Award-winning magazine, Electric Velocipede, and her short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Strange Horizons, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Daily Science Fiction, and others. Her debut novel, Ink, was released in December 2012 by Samhain Horror. You can follow her on Twitter @dwgrintalis.  (

Robert Jackson Bennett, Staff Writer

Robert Jackson Bennett’s 2010 debut Mr. Shivers won the Shirley Jackson award as well as the Sydney J Bounds Newcomer Award. His second novel, The Company Man, is currently nominated for a Philip K. Dick Award as well as an Edgar Award. His third novel, The Troupe, arrived in stores on February of 2012. (

Bear Weiter, Staff Writer

Bear Weiter is an illustrator, animator, artist and writer (published under the pen names Jacob Ruby and Virginia Ray). His fiction appears in a number of magazines and anthologies including Black Static, Rigor Amortis, IN SITU, Fish, and Slices of Flesh. You can follow him on Twitter @bearthw. (

Adam Israel, Web Developer and Staff Writer

Adam Israel is a writer and software engineer living in southwest Ontario, Canada. A Clarion graduate, he is also a member of the Inkpunks, Creative Director of Electric Velocipede, and a slush reader for Lightspeed Magazine. His fiction is available from Crossed Genres, Goldfish Grimm’s Spicy Fiction Sushi, and the anthologies The Crimson Pact 2 and Finding Home: Community in Apocalyptic Worlds. (

Marlyse Comte, Web Developer

Currently an Earthling – she is filling the void with web development, design and beyond. She imagines herself telling stories in art and interwoven words. You can find her musings on Twitter @MarlyseComte ( and @mStudios. (