Marella Sands is a native St. Louisan and member of the writers group Alternate Historians. She graduated with an M.A. in Anthropology from Kent State University; her undergraduate work was done at the University of Tulsa. She has published two historical novels from Tor (Sky Knife, Serpent and Storm), several short stories, several non-fiction books, and has co-authored two other novels from Boulevard Books under the name Kenyon Morr (Kingdom of Sorrow, See No Weevil).
She has three writing guides Beginning Manuscript Writing, Writing Your First Novel, Writers Groups — available from www.selfhelpguides.com. Her homepage can be found on the web at www.marellasands.com. The Sands household includes the author, her husband, several pet rats, a tank of fish, and four cats.