Cynthia Ceilan has been a professional writer, editor, and researcher since 1985. She's had short works of fiction published in Potpourri and The Sun (literary magazines) and has written regularly for an alternative monthly periodical called Aquarius: A Sign of the Times. She is the author of Thinning the Herd: Tales of the Weirdly Departed, in which she pokes a little fun at dead people, and Weirdly Beloved, in which she pokes a little fun at people whose idea of love defies logic and, occasionally, the law. Her website is www.weirdlyhuman.com. She lives in New York City.