Mystery, Romance & Fantasy

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DL Wells is a pseudonym for Archimage's writing team of Richard Buday, Kimberly Morris, Freeman Williams, and David C. Taylor.

RICHARD BUDAY has produced almost two dozen video games and interactive stories, a graphic novel, and co-authored a novella for middle-school age children, two novels for parents of young children, and an ethics course for health profession students written as a choose-your-own adventure novel. He is an architect and member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects.

KIMBERLY MORRIS is the author of more than 60 books, many under a pseudonym for popular series. Among her publishers and producers are Bantam, HarperCollins, Dorling Kindersley, MacMillan U.K., Millbrook Press, Golden Books, Scholastic, Jim Henson Associates, Lorimar-Telepictures, and Rankin/Bass Productions. She is also an active speaker and writer's workshop presenter for students of all ages as well as adults and teachers.

FREEMAN WILLIAMS studied theater arts at Sam Houston State University, receiving the Kennedy Center Award for Excellence and learning clown skills at the feet of Avner Eisenburg. He progressed from college to regional theater, performing works from Shakespeare to Moliere to Shaw to Stoppard, and directing many more. Freeman is winner of four bronze Telly awards and has written one produced screenplay, three children's theatrical plays, scripts for two video games, and collaborated on two interactive murder mysteries.

C. DAVID TAYLOR is a filmmaker and writer. After earning an Ed.D. at the University of Houston in educational technology, he worked more than twenty-five years in higher education at Virginia Tech and the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center. Since completing his MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston in 2014, he has written two novels.

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