Shahan has been an avid student of history for as far back as he can remember, and has read and written about a wide range of subjects, from the Black Death, Feudalism, knights, the American Revolution, the Royal Navy, the World Wars, and almost all facets of social history from almost every period imaginable. He enjoys reading and studying all elements of history, but especially the kind of history which isnt generally taught in high school, the kind of history which the books dont always cover. Shahan holds a B.A. in Professional and Creative Writing, and a M.A. in Writing from two different universities. He also majored in history while completing his Bachelors degree. Shahan likes collecting antiques, and has also been a regular history-blogger since 2009. His blog, Not Yet Published (a title which will probably have to be changed soon!).
Eugen M. Bacon studied at Maritime Campus, less than two minutes walk from The Royal Observatory of the Greenwich Meridian. A computer graduate mentally re-engineered into creative writing, Eugen has a PhD in writing. She has published over 100 short stories and creative articles, and has in work a creative non-fiction book and a literary speculative novel. Her short stories are published in journals, magazines & anthologies worldwide. Eugen is editor of MELBOURNE Magazine and sub-editor of FICTION Magazine at The Australia Times.