Cynthia Ward has published stories in Asimov's SF Magazine, Front Lines, and other anthologies and magazines, and has written articles and reviews for Amazon.com, Locus Online, and other webzines and magazines. She writes the monthly market-news e'newsletter The Market Maven (subscription: $20/year to market.maven.subscriptions[at]gmail[dot]com or address below), as well as The SFWA Bulletin's quarterly Market Report. With Nisi Shawl, she has written the nonfiction guidebook Writing the Other: A Practical Approach (Aqueduct Press), which is the companion volume to their critically acclaimed fiction workshop, Writing the Other: Bridging Cultural Differences for Successful Fiction. Cynthia is completing her first novel, The Stone Rain. Books, graphic novels, etc., for review consideration may be sent to her at: Cynthia Ward, P.O. Box 2228, Apple Valley, AZ 92307.