Editor John Richard Stephens has had many different occupations ranging from driving an armored truck and working as a professional photographer to being a psychiatric counselor at a couple hospitals and a security officer for the U.S. Navy. He was an intelligence officer and squadron commander in the U.S. Air Force before he moved on to writing full time in 1990. Since then, he’s written more than three dozen articles, poems, and short stories for newspapers and magazines that range widely from a short story for the literary journal Nexus to an article about anti-American propaganda on postage stamps for Penthouse. He is a member of the Authors Guild and the Horror Writers Association.
He’s the author/editor of the following books:
- A Skeleton at the Helm
- Weird History 101
- Wyatt Earp Speaks!
- Captured by Pirates
- Into the Mummy’s Tomb
- Vampires, Wine and Roses
- The King of the Cats and Other Feline Fairy Tales
- Mysterious Cat Stories (co-edited with Kim Smith)
- The Dog Lover’s Literary Companion
- The Enchanted Cat