Tim Rayborn is a writer, educator, historian, musician, and
researcher, with more than twenty years of professional experience.
He is a prolific author, with a number of books and articles to his
name, and more on the way. He has written on topics from the
academic to the amusing to the appalling, including medieval and
modern history, the arts (music, theater, and dance), food and
wine, business, social studies, and works for business and
government publications. He's also been a ghost writer for various
clients. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Tim lived in England
for seven years, studying for an M.A. and Ph.D. at the University
of Leeds. He has a strong academic background but enjoys writing
for general audiences. He is also an acclaimed classical and world
musician, having appeared on more than forty recordings, and he has
toured and performed in the United States, Canada, Europe, North
Africa, and Australia over the last twenty-five years. During that
time, he has learned much about the business of arts and
entertainment, and how to survive and thrive when traveling and
working in intense environments.
Rebecca Pry is an Illustrator and Designer living in Warwick, New York. She received a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in 2013. Rebecca's art adds a humorous twist to everyday items and scenes, and she has created patterns and graphics for home goods, books, accessories, apparel, and regularly shows her work in local galleries in the Hudson Valley. When she is not drawing, she is outside in a brightly colored sweater. See more at rebeccapry.com.