Maria Alexander is a produced screenwriter, games writer, virtual world designer, award-winning copywriter, interactive theatre designer, fiction writer, snarkiologist, and poet. Her short stories have appeared in numerous publications alongside living legends such as David Morrell and Heather Graham. Her debut novel, Mr. Wicker, is being released by Raw Dog Screaming Press in September 2014. When she's not wielding a katana at her shinkendo dojo, she's being outrageously spooky or writing Doctor Who filk. She lives in Los Angeles with two ungrateful cats and a purse called Trog.