K.M. Weiland lives in make-believe worlds, talks to imaginary friends, and survives primarily on chocolate truffles and espresso. She is the award-winning and internationally-published author of the popular writing guides Creating Character Arcs, Outlining Your Novel, and Structuring Your Novel, as well as the gaslamp fantasy Wayfarer, the dieselpunk adventure Storming, and the portal fantasy Dreamlander. When she’s not making things up, she’s busy mentoring other authors through her award-winning blog Helping Writers Become Authors. She is a native of western Nebraska.