J.M. Diener grew up in the Middle East where he was exposed early on to the fictional writings of C. S. Lewis. J. R. R. Tolkien and Stephen R. Lawhead later became two of his favorite authors. Having studied Old Testament Theology, J.M. Diener loves to look carefully at Scripture and its application to daily life, and, like Tolkien, he enjoys reading and studying history, whether real or imagined. His writings are collected at WolfHawke.com
Born in Connecticut, U.S.A., and raised on a farm, S. M. Wibberley has worked in a number of professions: farmer, tire dealer, teacher from kindergarten to grad school, journalist, contractor, bookstore owner, pastor and church planter. The first half of his life was spent in the States, the second half in a hostile environment in the Middle East.