Published Authors


Carrie Padgett

Carrie Padgett thinks nuts take up room where chocolate ought to be. She also believes in faith, families, fun, and happily ever afters. She lives in Central California where she writes contemporary women’s fiction with sweet romance, humor, and sass. She’s published a collection of short stories and a novella. Her first full length novel, co-written with New York Times best-selling author Rachel Hauck, will be published in February 2022. Visit her at

Melody Walcott

Melody is a transplanted East Coaster. She has been a member of YRW since 2014. She writes contemporary romance and has one published work -  Mae's Promise

Roh Morgon

Roh Morgon writes dark fantasy with a twist of romance. Her series The Chosen includes Watcher: Book I of The Chosen and Runner: Book II of The Chosen, along with the novellas The Last Trace and The Games Monsters Play. Her next novel, Monster: A Prequel of The Chosen, will be released in Spring 2021.

Kris Lynn (aka Krista Lynn) 

Krista Lynn is a former Geography professor who now writes earthy Paranormal Romantic Suspence. Book #1 of the Canyon Series, Blood Stones, The Haunting of Sunset Canyon  was published in May, 2016. Cast in Stone, Book #2  released in October, 2019. Krista  also writes cozy mysteries - The Nora Pigeon Mysteries available on Amazon.

Bonnie Phelps

Bonnie writes contemporary romance with a pinch of spice. Her characters grab your heart, make you laugh and invite you along on their journey through life’s challenges. Besides writing, her passions include reading, cooking and enjoying our fabulous California sunshine.

Tanya Stowe

Tanya Stowe is an author of Christian Fiction with an unexpected edge. She fills her stories with the unusual…mysteries and exotic adventures, even a murder or two. No matter where Tanya takes you…on a trip to foreign lands or a suspenseful journey filled with danger…be prepared for the extraordinary.

Sunny Baker

I live in the beautiful mountains near Yosemite National Park with my hubby, one dog, and rescued Steller Jay. Life is good.

I’ve published 16 short stories over the past 20 years and recently published my Texas Strong, three-book Historical Romance series. Another contemporary series is in the works. Write. Write. Write.

Aspiring Authors


Cheryl Ford

Kimberley Smith

Twyla Smith