Aleyassin, teacher, a founding member of
Spilt Ink, active from April 6, 1995 through
August 28, 1996.
Anita writes short stories and is working on a novel
based on her family’s immigrant experience.
Byster, psychotherapist and career counselor,
active in Spilt Ink from January 8, 1997
through June 17, 1998.
Diane writes primarily nonfiction related to her profession. She has edited the books
Luck is no accident: making the most of happenstance in your life and career
by John D. Krumboltz and Al S. Levin, published in 2004, and
Feel Better in the Mourning: Giving Grief a Voice (unpublished; working title).
Her work has been published in
Career Planning and Adult Development Journal and
California Therapist Magazine.
Devine, technical writer, active in Spilt
Ink from March 5, 1997 through April 29, 1998, and
Tom has worked as a technical writer but prefers to
write about non-technical subjects. One long term project is a play
about William Blake. He has edited
The Dishonest Church
by Jack Good, published in July, 2003.
Erman, teacher, editor, and perpetual student,
active in Spilt Ink since July 10, 1996.
Esther writes fiction, nonfiction and poetry, specializing in historical fiction
under her own name, romance as
Meg Bellamy and "sizzling romance" as
Mardi Ballou. Her first novel,
was issued by
Zumaya Publications in March, 2003.
She has since published 14 novels and 24 short works under her pen names
in both print and ebook. In addition to Spilt Ink, Esther is a member of the
Silicon Valley and
Kiss of Death Chapters
of the Romance Writers of America.
Kunde, library specialist, a founding member of
Spilt Ink, active in the group since April 6, 1995.
Brian pens fiction, nonfiction and poetry, has a historical novel near completion,
and produces literary articles for
He has published 27 chapbooks, three ebooks and a weekly ejournal of his poetry and
prose, as well as material by other authors, through
Fleabonnet Press. He
has edited a 5 part edition of the short stories of Mary Tappan Wright. His work has
also appeared in
College & Research Libraries News,
SUL News Notes,
The Trail Companion.
Roberts, teacher and park worker, a founding member
of Spilt Ink, active from
April 6, 1995 through April 18, 1996 and August 14, 1997 through July
Diana specializes in sudden fiction, essays and poetry in her writing. Some of her poetry
can be seen in
The Spilt Ink Sampler.
Skinner, librarian, a
founding member of Spilt Ink, active in the
group since April 6, 1995.
Geoffrey writes short fiction, nonfiction and
poetry, is working on a novel, and blogs; currently on
West of the Laguna, and
Sonoma County Digital Library Project, and formerly on
The Morris Addition Neighborhood,
SoCo Life. He has been literary editor of
The Trail Companion
and has published 5 chapbooks of his poetry through
Red Gravenstein Press.
His work has also appeared in
SUL News Notes,
The Trail Companion, and
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