Our team

Here are our team members who make every book possible:

Erin Maxwell- Editor/proofreader.

Erin is a proofreader and editor with over ten year’s experience in helping aspiring writers and authors perfect their writing. She pushes them to produce the best work they can, guiding them along the way 100%.

Editing is what she loves, and what she does. She lives a thousand lives, every day jumping into a world of fantasy, romance, mystery, and intrigue.

Akshay Varma- Blogger.

Akshay Varma is a professional writer, blogger, author, programmer, tech hobbyist and android developer. He enjoys the company of life and science. He loves writing on variety of topics and his passion is exploring new things. He aspires to become an Android Developer and a humanitarian with a dream to make an impact of the world for the better.

Jesse Frankel- Editor/ proofreader.

“Jesse Frankel, pen name J.S. Frankel, is a Young Adult Fantasy writer, best known as the author of the YA Paranormal Catnip series, Star Maps, and The Titans of Ardana trilogy.
As an editor, he has just begun in the business, but has worked with other editors and writers in the past, including Laura McNellis. Open-minded and hard-working, he will do his best to provide quality work and believes in working closely with writers to create the best possible product.”

Jenn Edwards- Blogger.

I’m an aspiring writer dabbling in YA sci-fi and fantasy. I have a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing from Franklin & Marshall College. Virginia is my forever home and its mountains call to me. I started blogging as a means to write when I struggled to pen my own stories. My blog can be found by visiting iwillseizetheday.weebly.com, where you will find mostly book reviews, occasional event recaps, writing updates, and general randomness.

Kindra Sowder- Promotional banners designer.

Kindra Sowder was born and raised in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA until the age of 12, when her family moved to Spartanburg, SC. She graduated from high school in 2006 with full honors and as a member of her high school Literary Club and the Spanish Honor Society. In January 2014, she graduated with her second degree in Criminal NeuroPsychology. She married her husband Edd Sowder in May 2014, and they both run Burning Willow Press. Kindra is also earning her Master’s Degree in English & Creative Writing. Her works have earned awards amd nominations alike. 

Christian Bentulan- Professional Cover designer.

My name is Christian Bentulan. I am a professional book cover designer and artist for almost 2 years. I am hard working and determined. I pay attention to them all. I enjoy keeping myself busy and give 100% to every project I work on. I enjoy working with authors in creating the perfect design for their books. I started creating logos early in my career as a graphic designer, but I realized that making book covers using photo manipulation/matte painting is my passion. All of the covers that you see on this site are original. I hope you enjoy them, and look forward to working with you on your next project.

 Markie Madden- 3D book/banners designer.

Markie Madden is married with two daughters. She lives in southeast Missouri with her family, three rescue dogs, and a horse. Besides her graphic designs, Markie is also an author. She’s been working with graphic designs for over 4 years now and she enjoys learning new things, especially where Photoshop is concerned. Markie and her family like to attend cosplay festivals, where they dress up as their favorite characters from movies, TV shows, or video games.

Sheenah Freitas- Interior designer.

Sheenah has 10+ years of knowledge in graphic and web design. Back in 2012, she ventured into the self-publishing industry and found a passion for formatting/typesetting and hasn’t looked back. Since then, she’s worked with a number of authors, both big and small, to breathe life into their books and is very detail-oriented. In her spare time, Sheenah also writes short stories and young adult novels.

Michelle Browne- Editor.

Michelle Browne is a sci fi/fantasy writer. She lives in Lethbridge, AB with her partner-in-crime and their cat. Her days revolve around freelance editing, knitting, jewelry, and nightmares, as well as social justice issues. She is currently working on the next books in her series, other people’s manuscripts, and drinking as much tea as humanly possible.

Colin Tracy- Editor.

Colin Tracy is a poet, a playwright, an author  and editor who has been writing for more than ten years. Many of his works being published and performed on the stage. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where he studied the art of of storytelling under playwrights Will Power, Marcus Gardley, among others. He specializes in taking a story, as well as its characters, to their fullest potential. He is a wordsmith who leans towards a dark, poetic style and will work with you to make sure your story gets exactly what it needs to thrive and succeed.

Rebeka Erin-Editor.

Rebeka Erin Morin is a horror writer who writes and edits demented, twisted novels. She does YA (15 and up), New Adult (18 and up), and Adult novels. She also makes jewelry and loves to read and cook and jolt things down from dreams that scare her, and enjoys being with her black cat. She is currently on her 2nd novel of her 8 book series “The Nightmare”. Rebeka loves a good scare, it’s in her blood. So in order to feed off the energy of writing a good horror book, she needs a good horror movie that’ll make her jump and cringe. And that’s how she wants her readers to feel….

Amberlynn Kelch- Artist/Youtuber.

Amberlynn Kelch is an Artist or better known as Ember Hart on her YouTube channel. She has been making art since she was in the fifth grade, before then she refused to color in school. It may have been due to her dislike for crayons. When Amberlynn is not making art she is working on her novels. She is currently working on getting her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education for Art. She wants to teach others the love for art. She has and hopes to educate others that anything you make is art and how it can help you in life.  She is currently working on a novel she hopes to publish in the near future.