Our Authors

Kate Eberle Walker

Kate Eberle Walker is the CEO of Presence Learning, the leading provider of online special education services for K-12 schools. In this role, she leads a majority female employee population, whose mission is not only to serve students with learning needs, but to provide a flexible career path for nearly 1,000 special education clinicians, many of whom are working mothers. Kate worked her way up to become CEO of The Princeton Review at age 39. While CEO, she not only made the business profitable; she did so while building a 50% female executive team, making her C-suite fully aligned with the gender balance of the organization as a whole. Before becoming a CEO, Kate navigated the male-dominated world of Wall Street as a Goldman Sachs investment banker for five years and worked her way up through management roles. She offers straight, tells-it-like-it-is advice to her fellow managers, and is an approachable and relatable mentor to younger women, whom she regularly supports and advises on career decisions.

Currently a Brooklynite, she lives in Carroll Gardens with her husband Chris, whom she met 15 years ago when they were both students at Harvard Business School. They have two daughters, ages eleven and eight. As her children can attest, she loves telling people what she thinks they should do, and most of the time people find it worth listening.

Books by Kate Eberle Walker

Kelley Walters

Kelley Walters earned a double B.A. in technical writing and psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, in 1989, and an M.A. in spirituality from Holy Names College in Oakland, Calif., in 1996. There she studied with well-known spiritual writers such as Matthew Fox, Carol Lee Flinders, Thomas Berry and Joanna Macy. She is a features writer for the alternative newsweekly Chattanooga Pulse, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Chattanooga Writers Guild. Kelley lives with her husband, Michael Kull, and their pets Coco, Clare and Grace, in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Logan Ward

Logan Ward has written for many magazines, including National Geographic Adventure, Men’s Journal, Popular Mechanics, Southern Accents and Cottage Living. He lives with his wife Heather and their children Luther and Eliot in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley.

Dayton Ward

Dayton Ward is a New York Times bestselling author or co-author of more than forty novels and novellas, often working with his best friend, Kevin Dilmore. His short fiction has appeared in more than thirty anthologies, and he’s written for publications such as NCO Journal, Kansas City Voices, Famous Monsters of Filmland, Star Trek and Star Trek Communicator as well as the websites Tor.com, StarTrek.com, and Syfy.com. Before making the jump to full-time writing, Dayton was a software developer, having discovered the private sector after serving for eleven years in the U.S. Marine Corps. Though he currently lives in Kansas City with his family, Dayton is a Florida native and still maintains a torrid long-distance romance with his beloved (and often beleaguered) Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Visit him at www.daytonward.com.

Dr. Meredith Warner

Dr. Meredith Warner founded her Baton Rouge clinic, Warner Orthopedics and Wellness, in April 2013. Having served earlier in the US Air Force as a surgeon and in private practice since 2005, Dr. Warner understands how poor diet, stress, lack of restorative sleep, and lack of energy lower the body’s ability to fight disease. The result: prolonged recovery.

An expert in foot and ankle surgery and other orthopedic injuries, Dr. Warner wanted to open her own orthopedic clinic in Baton Rouge to better serve her patients and to expand the services she was able to offer if she were hospital employed—services that treat the whole person and capitalize on the latest research about diet, natural treatments, and alternative methods to protect and heal the body with less-invasive procedures offered through traditional medical practices.

In addition to her orthopedic practice and wellness firms, she teaches physicians at Louisiana State University’s Department of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Warner is also the inventor of The Healing Sole footwear and Well Theory, a breakthrough wellness protocol designed to empower people with the tools they need to treat their pain naturally, improve sleep and extend their health span.

Books by Dr. Meredith Warner

Matt Watkinson

Matt Watkinson is an internationally renowned business author and speaker, and the cofounder of Methodical. His first book, The Ten Principles Behind Great Customer Experiences, won the CMI’s Management Book of the Year in 2014. His second book, The Grid: The Master Model Behind Business Success, was published to critical acclaim in 2017.

Books by Matt Watkinson

Ian Watson

Ian Watson has written SF full time for the past 30 years, from The Embedding (1973) to Mockymen (2003), in which aliens adopt human guises. Sometimes he himself adopts the guise of H. G. Wells at SF conventions, which exonerates him from any naughty conduct—see www.ianwatson.info. A year’s work with Stanley Kubrick in 1990 led to screen credit for screen story for “A.I. Artificial Intelligence,” subsequently directed by Steven Spielberg. Ian lives with a black cat in a tiny village in rural England. His tenth story collection, The Butterflies of Memory, is due in the fall 2005 from PS Publishing.

Isa Watson

Isa Watson is the founder and CEO of Squad, the first social audio app that helps you stay in touch with the people who matter most—bringing you and your people closer than ever. A chemist turned entrepreneur, Isa is on a mission to make the biggest positive impact on as many people as possible around the globe—starting with this book. A true millennial, she knows firsthand the real pain social media can cause on our self-image, mental health, and friendships. After lots of therapy and hard lessons learned, she reflects back on her journey to finding balance—sharing her insight with us along the way.

Books by Isa Watson