Eric Peterson is a high school science teacher and a content creator from California. He is widely known on TikTok and YouTube as Planet Peterson. He is best known for talking to flat Earthers, evolution deniers, and other science deniers online. His book takes approximately one hundred of the most common arguments used against mainstream science and debunks them all.
Pooja Desai is a compassionate storyteller and a champion of mindfulness and wellness. She has over 25 years of healthcare experience and has leveraged that extensive knowledge to guide others on their personal wellness journeys. Her book Tia Bua Believes in Your Magic takes children on an enlightening journey exploring mindfulness and wellness – and is told through a multicultural lens.
In this interview, Marissa Alma Nick elaborates on the process that went into writing her new novel, Rebel in Venus. The book itself is a vulnerable and thoughtful masterpiece that paints a heartfelt picture of friendship. With courage and power, the book reminds and reassures readers that their trauma is not a burden.
Tori Franklin is an esteemed professional triple jumper representing Team USA. She made her Olympic debut at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. In 2022, Tori became the first American woman in history to earn a medal in the triple jump, securing bronze at the IAAF World Championships in Eugene, Oregon. Tori’s book, You Anthem, takes you on an immersive journey through the highs and lows of her life and career.
David Eldon Jones is an influential novelist whose stories are filled with experience, wisdom, and heart. Inspired by his illustrious career of service, David began writing the Guardians of Rockport book series upon retirement.
Jessica Alexanderson, also known as Scuba Jess, is an avid Scuba Diver and an underwater photographer based in Seattle, Washington. She is part of the Scrap University Kids team - an educational initiative that teaches children all metal can be recycled, and everyday actions can make a lasting impact on the environment.
Laura Banks is a writer, actor, and comic who made her debut in Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan, and then went on to star in three films for Roger Corman. She continued to become an accomplished stand-up comic and improvisor with Whoopi Goldberg and was a regular at the famed Improvisation and Comedy Cellar in New York City. Banks is a USA Today Best-Selling Author with over 250,000 books sold.
Diane Simard is a psycho-oncology influencer, a messaging strategist to senior business executives, an award-winning author, a national speaker on women in business and survivorship, and an advocate to bring more attention to the psychological trauma caused by cancer.
Nancy Whiteford is a long time Figure Skating and Power Skating Coach in Ontario. She is a gold medalist in Free Skate, Dance Skills, and Interpretive. Her impressive 40-plus year career in skating also led her to coach hundreds of Gold Medalists – and she was inducted into the Brampton Sports Hall of Fame in 2015. Inspired to share her story, she wrote the new children’s book – My Skating Dream. The heartwarming story shares the journey of a girl named Sassafrass and her pursuit to become the best figure skater she can be.
C.J. Zachary is a bestselling children’s book author who works exclusively with her illustrator husband, Zac. The husband and wife team is from Arkansas and work in elementary education. Zac is an art teacher while CJ is a Dyslexia Interventionist. She also has taught kindergarten, first grade, second grade, and has served as a Literacy Facilitator. Their first book, The Awkward Avocado, teaches the importance of acceptance and self-love. It has been a smash hit since its release in 2022. CJ and Zac just recently released the sequel, Awkward Avocado and the Interrupting Raptor.