Suzanne Stormon Pic 2 thumbnailSuzanne Stormon is the founder of Nevada Narratives and a freelance writer. She enjoys blogging, working with other writers, and gets a great deal of satisfaction from creating something new. She also blogs (occasionally) at Moving On And Getting Well and (very occasionally) at Let’s Talk About Creative Alternative Economies. Visit her LinkedIn page at



Ken Adams is a fourth generation Nevadan, writer, researcher, blogger and artist.

Doresa Banning’s current writing project is a nonfiction book, A Bold Gamble at Lake Tahoe: Crime and Corruption in a Casino’s Evolution, which is due to be released in 2016. She pens a blog, It Really Happened, in which she relays intriguing casino/gambling-related stories of the past.

Doresa has worked as a freelance journalist, writer and editor since 2001. She routinely crafts news articles for Nevada Business. Other extensive publishing credits include Nevada’s Washington Watch, the Reno-Gazette Journal and Tahoe Quarterly. A Reno, Nevada resident, she’s fascinated by business stories of the state’s past and present, especially those about gaming.

James Dilworth is a writer, performing artist, and educator. Currently, Dilworth is finishing a novel, Star, and transcribing 365 poems written between November 2013 and October 2014. Dilworth’s two books, Margaritas and The Selected Oracles of Nostradamus, can be purchased as a book or ebook at

David Kotzebue-Gandia began his life in the US Army Airborne Center, where they didn’t catch him; he jumped out in a perfect parachute landing fall. This fall explains his weird life as a screenwriter, songwriter, poet and novelist. He is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and holds a Master’s of Divinity from Calvin Seminary.

His books include “Your Grandfather’s Sabre,” a biography; “The View from the Divide,” a collection of song lyrics and poems; and “What Women Want,” a humorous relational guide and “Psalms of Faith,” a collection of his devotional poems.

He has written several screenplays, including musicals. David has had two short films produced: “How to Dispose of a Body,” and “Toxic Zombies.” He has had two stage musicals produced: “A Venutian’s Guide to Earth” and “Holywood,” in which he also starred. He has penned many songs, including those for his musicals.

David can be reached at


Jeanne Marie Olin cherishes memories of her Nevada wedding. After a successful career as a dependency lawyer in San Francisco, Jeanne pursued her passion for writing. She participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) in November 2012. Her winning debut novel, Dear Jude, was introduced in 2013.

In November 2013, Jeanne participated in NaNoWriMo and won again, completing her second novel, A Cruise Between. Stay tuned for the introduction of My Darling Spirit, Jeanne’s winner in 2014.

Jeanne has been a guest columnist in the Pacific Grove Cedar Street Times.

Mark Stormon is a Nevada writer, photographer, and ex-miner.

MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh
MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh

MaiLynn Stormon-Trinh

Nevada-born. New Zealand-based. Can be found scribbling in her notebook, on her yoga mat, eating vegetarian food, drinking good beer and, on occasion, dancing the night away. Blogs at


Milla van der Have (1975) wrote her first poem at 16, during a physics class. She has been writing ever since. Her work has been published in various magazines, both in the US and UK. One of her short stories won a New Millennium Fiction Award. In 2015, she published Ghosts of Old Virginny, a chapbook of poems about Virginia City. Milla lives and works in Utrecht, The Netherlands.









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