Charissa Weaks, creator of Once Upon Anthologies, is an author of historical fantasy and speculative fiction. She crafts stories with magic, time travel, romance, and history, and the occasional apocalyptic quest. Her favorite books span genres, from Outlander, The Nightingale, and All The Light We Cannot See, to Dark Matter, Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Bridges of Madison County, and The Humans. She also loves the short stories of Kelly Link and digging through four-hundred-year-old texts for research. Charissa is also an acquiring editor for City Owl Press. You can find her query information at Query Manager.
Visit her at www.charissaweaks.com
Born and stuck in Ohio, Stephanie Lorée writes fantasy fiction and occasionally moonlights as a rock star. Her stories have appeared in such places as Abyss & Apex and as tie-in fiction for the Pathfinder RPG. With her editor hat on, Stephanie freelances for indie authors and small presses, and she’s a longtime slush minion for Lightspeed and Nightmare m