One of the original five members of Word Weavers, Eva Marie is a multiple award-winning, best-selling author and speaker. Known as a Southern fiction writer and Bible scholar, Eva Marie teaches at writers conferences, has spoken in churches and special events for women across the country and Canada. Some of Eva Marie's most notable works are: Reflections of God's Holy Land; Sex, Lies, and the Media, The Potluck Club (series); Things Left Unspoken; The Cedar Key series; Waiting for Sunrise; Unconditional (novelization of the movie by the same title), The Road to Testament; Five Brides, The One True Love of Alice-Ann, The Final Race, The Ornament Keeper, and A Southern Season. Eva Marie is the president of Word Weavers International, one of the two directors of Florida Christian Writers Conference and North Georgia Christian Writers Conference, the acquisitions editor for Firefly Southern Fiction, and a freelance workshop leader for AAA. Eva Marie lives with her husband in Central Florida where they are owned by one short dog. She is a mother and a grandmother.
He began his career founding a national advertising agency and running it for fifteen years. His conversion to Christ led him into ministry as a Youth and College Pastor, Associate Pastor, Homeless Ministry Director and Global Event Director for an international ministry, organizing events on five continents. He holds two Masters Degrees in the Mental Health Counseling field, having spent a number of years in private practice, and has taught at secular and Christian colleges. An award-winning writer and conference speaker, he serves as Chief Executive Officer of Trail Life USA and lives near Greenville, SC with his wife of 30 years, and two sons. Mark serves as one of the two directors of Florida Christian Writers Conference, North Georgia Christian Writers Conference, and the Kidz Lit Conference. His first book, Why Are We Sitting Here Until We Die (Lighthouse Publishing of the Carolinas) released in spring/summer 2019.