C. M. Lanning is a twenty-eight-year-old print journalist in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He’s earned a master’s degree in multimedia journalism and has been published in the literary magazines Nebo and Foliate Oak. When Lanning isn’t writing, he’s probably watching a movie, playing video games, reading, or out running. His debut novel, The Last Fire Mage, will be released soon with Black Opal Books.