Angela Ackerman is a writing coach, international speaker, and co-author of the bestselling Emotion Thesaurus and its many sequels. Her guides are sourced by universities, recommended by agents and editors, and are used by novelists, screenwriters, and psychologists around the world. Angela is also the co-founder of the popular site, Writers Helping Writers, as well as One Stop for Writers, a portal to game-changing storytelling tools that enable writers to think and write like story experts.
Monique Gray Smith is an award-winning, best-selling author. Her books often weave her Indigenous culture, worldview and history through storytelling and cover a broad spectrum of ages, topics and emotions. Monique has been sober and involved in her healing journey for over 30 years. She is well known for her storytelling, spirit of generosity and focus on resilience.