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Chris Stevenson

Chris Stevenson has been a native Californian for most of his life, until recently moving to Sylvania, Alabama. His career has spanned such occupations as automotive mechanic and service manager, government security officer, and newspaper reporter and editor. At the age of 26 he discovered Twilight Zone Magazine and got the urge to write short stories. Shortly after, he entered the L. Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future contest and placed amongst the finalists.

Matthew James

Matthew James was born and raised on Vancouver Island in the province of British Columbia. He claims to have sprung to fame playing Matthew Perry’s butt double in a movie once, although he has no factual evidence to back it up. Matthew James regularly performs stand-up comedy at a number of classy establishments, and a few dive bars too.

Homer

Homer is a legendary ancient Greek epic poet, traditionally said to be the author of the epic poems the Iliad and the Odyssey. The ancient Greeks generally believed that Homer was an historical individual, but most scholars are skeptical: no reliable biographical information has been handed down from classical antiquity and the poems themselves seem to represent the culmination of many centuries of oral story-telling and a well-developed formulaic system of poetic composition.

Howard Pyle

Howard Pyle (March 5, 1853 – November 9, 1911) was an American illustrator and writer, primarily of books for young audiences. A native of Wilmington, Delaware, he spent the last year of his life in Florence, Italy. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University), and after 1900 he founded his own school of art and illustration called the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art.

Victoria R. Hazlehurst

Victoria R. Hazlehurst was born in 1945 and raised in Cheshire, England. In 1974 she immigrated to Canada and started a family in Port Alberni, British Columbia. She has three sons, an electrician, a pilot and a publisher. Victoria has worked in a retirement facility for a number of years, planning activities for seniors. She loves to ride horses and has a passion for poetry and photography.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle, DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer, most noted for his stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are generally considered a major innovation in the field of crime fiction, and for the adventures of Professor Challenger. He was a prolific writer whose other works include science fiction stories, historical novels, plays and romances, poetry, and non-fiction.

Charles Dickens

(7 February 1812 - 9 June 1870), pen-name "Boz", was the most popular English novelist of the Victorian era, and one of the most popular of all time. He created some of literature's most iconic characters, with the theme of social reform running throughout the work. The continuing popularity of his novels and short stories is such that they have never gone out of print.

Carla Arial

Constable Carla Arial is a Vancouver Police Officer and participant of the Cops for Cancer Tour De Coast. Each September she embarks on a nine day, 800 km plus bike ride for cancer. This ride will go through many communities on the south coast of British Columbia.

Dayne Campbell

Constable Dayne Campbell is a Vancouver Police Officer and participant of the Cops for Cancer Tour De Coast. Each September he embarks on a nine day, 800 km plus bike ride for cancer. This ride will go through many communities on the south coast of British Columbia.

Niccolò Machiavelli

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian philosopher, writer, and is considered one of the main founders of modern political science. He was a diplomat, political philosopher, musician, and playwright, but, foremost, he was a civil servant of the Florentine Republic. In June of 1498, after the ouster and execution of Girolamo Savonarola, the Great Council elected Machiavelli as Secretary to the second Chancery of the Republic of Florence.