Michelle Medlock Adams is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author, earning top honors from the Associated Press, the Society of Professional Journalists and the Hoosier State Press Association. Author of over 70 books and a regular blogger for Guideposts, Michelle has written more than 1,000 articles for newspapers and magazines since graduating with a journalism degree from Indiana University.
In October 2014, her book Encouraging Words for Mothers (Barbour) won the Award of Excellence for Nonfiction Books from CLASS Christian Writers Conference Book Contest. And, her book God Knows You won “The SELAH Award” for best children’s book in 2014, as well as “Book of the Year.” Also, her children’s book, My Big Book of Prayers, claimed “The SELAH Award” for best children’s book in 2012.
Michelle is married to her high school sweetheart, Jeff, and they have two college-aged daughters, Abby and Allyson, as well as a miniature dachshund and three cats. When not writing or teaching writing, Michelle enjoys leading fitness classes at Priority Fitness, and cheering on the Indiana University Basketball team, the Chicago Cubbies, and the LA Kings. www.michellemedlockadams.com
Ramona Richards, an award-winning writer, editor, and speaker, is the fiction editor for Abingdon Press. She’s the author of 9 books and a frequent contributor to devotional collections, including Secrets of Confidence, Heavenly Humor for the Woman's Soul, and Heavenly Humor for the Dieter's Soul. An avid live music fan, Ramona loves her adopted hometown of Nashville, Tennessee.
Katherine Douglas has authored numerous articles and books, and contributed to several anthologies. She enjoys leading women's Bible studies at her church. Kathy and her husband live in Fulton County, Ohio.