MICHAEL E. DELLERT lives in the Greater New York City area. Following a traditional publishing career spanning nearly two decades, he now works as a freelance writer, editor, publishing consultant, and writing coach. He is also the sole writer, editor, and publisher of the blog MDellertDotCom: Adventures in Indie Publishing. He holds a Master's Degree in English Language & Literature from Drew University, and a certificate from the Cornell University School of Criticism & Theory (2009). He is the author of "Hedge King in Winter," "A Merchant's Tale," and "The Romance of Eowain," and "The Wedding of Eithne," the first four books in the Matter of Manred Saga.