Joshua Viola is the creative mind behind The Bane of Yoto.
Formerly a professor of Game Art and Design, Joshua Viola holds a bachelor’s degree in animation and a master's in marketing. He is the author and creator of The Bane of Yoto and the Art Director for Leviathan Games. His video game credits include work on Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean, Smurfs™, The Bane of Yoto Comic App and much more.
Based in Denver, Josh is currently working on several games—and the next volume of The Bane of Yoto cycle.
Nicholas Merlin Karpuk writes from a secure location somewhere in the dark heart of Denver, Colorado. His work has appeared in the book series Sideshow Fables, the online magazine Thunderdome, and the anthology In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 Words. When not writing, he composes music and tends to ornery databases.
Keith Ferrell is author of The Bane of Yoto - Bloodmoon: Birth of the Beast and has written more than a dozen books, fiction and nonfiction, including the novel Passing Judgment, and biographies of H. G. Wells and Ernest Hemingway, as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and encyclopedia entries. His short fiction has appeared in Asimov’s, Black Mist, and Millennium 3000. From 1990-1996 he was editor-in-chief of OMNI Magazine. He is currently finishing a new novel, and blogs at http://landlessons.blogspot.com and http://cultivatingkeith.blogspot.com.