Author, Historian, Teacher, Veteran. JM Williams is the author of Call of the Guardian, The Nightingale, A Storm in New London, and many other works. He has a particular fondness for action, enjoying stories that start fast and never lose their momentum. His influences derive more from visual media than literature and include Terry Pratchett, Sam Raimi, Joss Whedon, and the police procedural TV genre. Williams has had more than thirty short fiction pieces published in a wide range of magazines and anthologies including Left Hand Publishers’s Beautiful Lies Painful Truths Anthology, and Bards and Sages’s Great Tome of Magicians, Necromancers, and Mystics and has also earned two Honorable Mentions in the Writers of the Future Contest and was the winner of Fiction Vortex’s 2017 Winter StoryVerse Contest. Williams currently lives in Korea with his wife and an unmentionable number of cats.