Jessica Morell's online writing class at Ivillage.com was acclaimed by Writer's Digest as one of the best sites online for writers. She has been a writing teacher for over a dozen years. Morell lives in Portland, Oregon. Elaura Niles works for the 35-year-old nonprofit writer's organization, Williamette Writers. She is the author of Zeus and His Mighty Nine Iron. Niles lives in Boring, Oregon.