Emmett O. Saunders III is an international award-winning author of four books: REINDEER ON THE ROOFTOP (Christmas anthology, LIFE WINDS (poetry anthology), THE BELL WISHERS (children's fantasy), THE SHAMROCK RUNNER (adult romance/suspense thriller), numerous screenplays and a musical: A CHRISTMAS REIGN. His one-act play TO THE HEAVENS won the Collaborative Artists Ensemble competition and was produced onstage as part of Summerplay 2008 in Hollywood, California. A short story, DARK INTENT, won placement in Virtual Ireland's International short story competition. And he is currently working on another book (religious fiction) and screenplay (sci-fi thriller). Video promos for his various projects are viewable at www.youtube.com/emmett71755. He remains constantly aware that life's lessons can prove invaluable material for writing consignments. On various levels of craftsmanship and genres, he touches readers to keep them aware of the challenges that daily existence can pose, keeping everyone nimble enough to adapt and survive.