@AngeleOutWest often ponders realities, shadows, and light to write by at 4am. She has been a professional writer for two decades, working as a television news writer/producer, web journalist, print reporter/columnist, mom and travel blogger, and is now also a professor. Her work has appeared in/on CBS News, AOL Travel, USA Today Travel, Backpacker, Redbook, Assay, Akashic Books’ web features, Rain Taxi, Microliterature, Flash Flood, FishFood Magazine, The Narrow Chimney Anthology, and others. She runs NamesRedefined.com, a collection of multigenre name stories. Angelé is currently writing her first YA scifi novel but also delights in making time for reading and writing plays, short stories, poetry, Creative Nonfiction, and journalism. Her literary heart is with such scifi greats as Philip K. Dick and Kurt Vonnegut. “The X Files” is her favorite story collection in any format of all time. Follow her daily musings on Twitter @AngeleOutWest.