|Gail Martin discovered her passion for science fiction, fantasy and ghost stories in elementary school. The very first story she ever wrote—at age five—was about a vampire. Her favorite TV shows as a preschooler were Dark Shadows and Lost in Space. At age 14, she decided to become a writer, and launched a fanzine when she was in college. She enjoys attending science fiction/fantasy conventions, Renaissance fairs and living history sites. |
Gail Martin was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Grove City College with a B.A. in History, and earned an M.B.A. in marketing and management information systems from The Pennsylvania State University. After nearly 20 years as a marketing executive for corporations and nonprofit organizations, she started her own consulting firm, DreamSpinner Communications. She also writes feature articles on a variety of topics for regional and national magazines. In addition to writing and consulting, Gail Martin teaches public relations writing and public speaking for the University of North Carolina—Charlotte. She is married and has three children, a Himalayan cat and a golden retriever.
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