Debbie Guyol teaches creative writing in the Mature Learning Program at Clark College, where she has inspired scores of students since 2002 and edited an anthology of student writing called
Elderberry Wine Vintage 2010. Debbie is also a lawyer who has practiced in New York City and Portland. She is the co-author of The Complete Guide to Contract Lawyering, as well as numerous articles for legal publications. She has been editor-in-chief of an Oregon State Bar publication, the Debtor-Creditor Newsletter since 1998, and speaks frequently on legal and law-career issues. As well as a writer, she is an old movie buff and francophile. She is at work on a novel called, Cary Grant Slept Here, and her co-authored book, Pride and Prejudice and Kitties was published in Spring of 2013. For more information on Debbie, visit her website, Writing Into the Sunset.
Charlotte Rains Dixon is a writer, writing coach and ghostwriter who takes clients from passionate idea to published and profitable. Charlotte teaches at the Writer's Loft in Murfreesboro, Tennessee and is on the staff of Room to Write at the Scarritt Bennett center in Nashville.
Charlotte also does ghostwriting and will cheerfully write your book for you. She has written over a dozen books for clients ranging from doctors to small business owners and topics veering from Voodoo to the value of filtered water. Her work-for-hire book projects include The Complete Guide to Writing Successful Fundraising Letters, Beautiful America's Oregon, Beautiful America's Oregon Coast, and Beautiful America's Wyoming. She has also written numerous articles and has a long list of credits in magazines and publications. These include Vogue Knitting, Interweave Knits, The Oregonian, The Trunk, Santa Fe Writer's Project, Somerset Studios, Pology, Rose Arts, Stepping Out Magazine, and more. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky.
Charlotte's novel, Emma Jean's Bad Behavior, was published by Vagabondage Press in Feburary of 2013. For more information on Charlotte, please visit her website.
Both Debbie and Charlotte live and write in Portland, Oregon.