Marie DesJardin writes both humorous and dramatic science fiction, fantasy, and alternative history. Forms and fields range from flash fiction to epic-length novels to screenplays. Credits include Analog Science Fiction and Fact, Apokrupha, Compelling Science Fiction, Flash Fiction Online, Michael Moorcock's New Worlds Magazine, Third Flatiron Anthologies, and Story Quest (contest winner). She has one published science fiction novel, For the Time Being, and is about to release a flock upon the world. Marie resides in Westminster, Colorado, adores animals, travels extensively, and enjoys hiking in the mountains when she is not recuperating from surgery.