Lisa Cromwell, a writer and teacher, lives in Portland, Oregon with her daughter Katie, cats Harley and Josie, and Galaxy, a bearded dragon. She is an adjunct professor of writing at Portland Community College and a certified high school Language Arts teacher. Communications director for Northwest Independent Writers Association, Cromwell was a journalist for 30 years, winning national awards. Author of "Ten Titillating Tales" available on amazon.com, her 70,000-word science fiction novel, "Feed: The Elura Chronicles" is being reviewed by publishers and producers. She is working on "Rise," the second book of the "Feed" trilogy.