RoF’s Amazing Open House on April 10th!

The Ring of Fire Open House will appear on March 6th was an amazing success with best selling authors and readers interacting on what is coming up next from ROF. Our next event will be held on April 10th with special guest author Nathan B. Dodge.

Celebrate Women’s History Month by Looking at Some of Ring of Fire Press Amazing Women Authors!!!

Marella Sands

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 marellasands.com. The Sands household includes the author, her husband, several pet rats, a tank of fish, and four cats.


Cecelia Holland – Iconic and prolific historical fiction author as well as the author of speculative fiction novels and non-fiction books.

Cecelia Holland

Cecelia Holland is one of the world’s most highly acclaimed and respected historical novelists, ranked by many alongside other giants in that field such as Mary Renault and Larry McMurtry. Over the span of her thirty year career, she’s written almost thirty historical novels, including The Firedrake, Rakessy, Two Ravens, Ghost on the Steppe, Death of Attila, Hammer For Princes, The King’s Road, Pillar of the Sky, The Lords of Vaumartin, Pacific Street, Sea Beggars, The Earl, The King in Winter, The Belt of Gold, The Serpent Dreamer, The High City, Kings of the North, and a series of fantasy novels, including The Soul Thief, The Witches Kitchen, The Serpent Dreamer, and Varanger. She also wrote the well-known science fiction novel Floating Worlds, which was nominated for a Locus Award in 1975. Her most recent book is a new fantasy novel, Dragon Heart.


Photo of author Virginia DeMarce.

Virginia DeMarce

Virginia Easley DeMarce grew up on a farm near Columbia, Missouri, and turned into an academic, ending up with a Ph.D. in early modern European History from Stanford. After some years teaching at Northwest Missouri State University and George Mason University, she ended her career as a historian for the Office of Federal Acknowledgment in the Department of the Interior. Retired from having to go to work every day since 2004, she now divides her occupational time between genealogy and writing. Widowed, she has three adult children and five grandchildren.