Heather Ryan


Heather Ryan is an American author and illustrator from San Diego, California.  Having always been involved in the arts, she earned her bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from the University of California, San Diego. Sixteen years later, Heather continued to search for her passion, chose to go back to school, and attained her MBA from Western Governors University. She is the mother of two and enjoys any activity that keeps her young at heart and (most importantly) out of the kitchen!  Heather’s debut book, “That’s Just How He Felt”, was recognized as a #1 New Release on Amazon.  “That’s Just How It Goes” is the second book in her “That’s Just” children’s book series.

M.A. Milne


M.A. Milne is an American author and illustrator from Indiana. Her passion for writing lead her to earn a degree from the Children’s Literature Institute.  Her husband, LTC Larry Milne, served twenty-four years in the United States Army and her twelve-year-old son, Indy, is Autistic.  Together, they have been her best teachers.  Her love of family encouraged her to achieve a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She has been serving families in Washington State and California for ten years.  She currently lives in an RV with her husband and son while they seek adventure traveling the Nation. “Riley of the Clouds” is her debut book as both an author and illustrator.