Taylor S Hoch has been creating other worlds for people to experience since 1996. She is the author of the Prospero Clydesdale O’Shaughnessy YA fantasy series with three books out and a fourth due out in 2017. When Taylor isn’t writing novels, she is a songwriter and musician. She has published two albums of Americana music. Her songs play on over sixteen thousand radio stations worldwide and on radio networks such as the BBC and RADI. She spent most of her adult life traveling extensively in the U.S. working as a restoration carpenter and contractor on historical landmarks and playing her songs at music festivals. She holds master’s degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing as well as undergraduate degrees in English and Liberal Arts. She is the mother of two amazing young men and lives in rural Tennessee with her wife, two dogs, one evil incarnate cat, thirty chickens, and a clan of gnomes. She is an avid gamer and SF/Fantasy fan.