About the Author
A starving artist trapped in an overeaters body, Derek A. Schneider is a devoted husband and father of two beautiful boys living and working out of Camby, Indiana. His love of classic horror movies and literature is inspiration for his own brand of frightening tales that are energized with intense action and untamed, often tragic romance. After co-writing and supplying the artwork for a little known, very independent comic book that was eventually put on hold, he decided to focus all of his energy on writing. Avenging Autumn is his first book and was heavily inspired by various musical artist, many of whom are mentioned in the pages of the book. Derek is currently busy working on the sequel to Avenging Autumn as well as another novel that deals heavily with ghosts and the afterlife.