Julia S. Mandala (http://www.juliasmandala.com) holds a BA in history from Kansas State University and a JD in law from Tulane University. In addition to being editor of the Fantasy Writers Asylum, an imprint of Yard Dog Press, she is a scuba diver and belly dancer. She lives in Plano, TX with her husband Larry and two very demanding, but adorable cats. She co-authors the Four Redheads of the Apocalypse series (with Linda L. Donahue, Rhonda Eudaly, and Dusty Rainbolt), and the Corimar series, along with Villains in Training (with Linda L. Donahue). Solo books include Blood Songs, House of Doors and Dracula’s Lawyer and Other Stories, and many short stories.