M.P. Callender is a novelist, published poet and published short story writer in North Texas. He writes speculative fiction, stories rooted in the real world with paranormal or supernatural aspects. He lives with his wife and two children and currently works at an Art Consulting and Appraisal Firm in Dallas, Texas as the Vice President of Operations while he pursues his career as an author. He loves the craft of story. He writes every night after the family turns in. He does not like ants.