Animal husbandry, veterinary surgery, Scotland, Celtic mythology:
Catruth is a veterinary surgeon who qualified in 2006. She currently works in a small mixed practice in the West of Scotland, seeing a bit of everything. Fantasy and mystery are her favourite genre to write, and she is currently a bit surprised by a couple of stories that have turned into horror. She can answer questions about animal husbandry, animal diseases and general physiology. Outside of her professional expertise, she has a good working knowledge of Celtic mythos and life as it was and is in rural Scotland, and has dabbled in sports as diverse as paragliding, trampolining and triathlon.
Kasey Mackenzie is a published author and certified paralegal with over 10 years of experience in the legal field, most recently working for a large, multi-practice law firm in St. Louis, Missouri. She possesses a Master’s Degree in Legal Analysis and does freelance writing for various clients and websites, primarily relating to the legal, marketing, and human resources fields. Her urban fantasy series, Shades of Fury, is published by Penguin/Ace Books. Passionate about both writing and the law, she enjoys computer games, knitting, reading, and spending time with her family. Her website can be found at http://www.kaseymackenzie.com.
Medicine, Psychology, Pregnancy and Childbirth, Appalachian Traditions:
Arizela has served as a lactation counselor, a doula (childbirth assistant), and a neonatal (premature and newborn babies) intensive care nurse, and loves research almost as much as breathing. She writes fantasy novels and magazine articles when she’s not blogging or preparing for the inevitable zombie apocalypse. Her personal blog, The Write Life, focuses on writing, puppies, and living with a bad heart. Arizela founded this site in 2009 to assist writers in speaking with authority about character medicine and psychology.
Web Design, Computers, Baseball, New York City:
Alba T. is a web developer, native New Yorker, and Mets fan who has worked in theater and fundraising, among other fields. Oh, and she writes! She can answer questions about computers, the internet, and everything involved in designing, constructing, and maintaining a website; stage production and all the things that go on behind the scenes in a theater; baseball; New York City; photography and digital cameras/post-production; political philosophy; and a lot of random miscellany.