KnoxZine KnoxZine is a project created and owned by Nolpix Media, LLC (a/k/a Nolichucky Pictures, LLC.), an award winning creative cinematic media business established in Knoxville in 2006. Nolpix’s work has appeared on national PBS and on local television. In addition to its cinematography services, Nolpix also provides various business communication products. We provide the entire package: pre-production, production, and post-production. For more information, please e-mail

Len Maxwell Len Maxwell

Author of A Writing Book for Old Fartz. Independent writing and edition professional.

Lesley Smith Lesley Smith

In a former life, Lesley Smith was a freelance journalist, but now writes fiction full time. Lesley's hobbies include baking, archery and binge-watching box sets. She lives in a quaint Norfolk market town with an ever-growing number of cats and her guide dog, Unis.

Liliana Hart Liliana Hart

Liliana Hart is a New York Times, USA Today, and Publisher's Weekly Bestselling Author of more than 40 titles. After starting her first novel her freshman year of college, she immediately became addicted to writing and knew she'd found what she was meant to do with her life. She has no idea why she majored in music. Since self-publishing in June of 2011, Liliana has sold more than 3 million ebooks and been translated into eight languages. She's appeared at #1 on lists all over the world and all three of her series have appeared on the New York Times list.

Lisa Soland

Lisa Soland comes to the literary world as a renowned playwright with over 40 publications by Samuel French, Inc., Smith & Kraus, Applause Books, and Dramatic Publishing. Her book The Writer’s Motivation has inspired countless writers to fill the blank page. Ms. Soland is currently writing, teachinng, and directing in the theatre department at Maryville College in Eastern Tennessee.

Lucas Bale Lucas Bale

Lucas Bale writes the sort of intense, gripping science-fiction thrillers which make you miss your train. Stories which dig into what makes us human and scrape at the darkness which hides inside every one of us. His bestselling debut novel, THE HERETIC, is the gateway to the award-winning BEYOND THE WALL series, an epic hard science-fiction space opera about the future of humanity and the discovery of the truth of its past.

Mark Schaefer Mark Schaefer

Mark W. Schaefer is a globally-recognized author, speaker, educator, and business consultant who blogs at {grow} – one of the top marketing blogs of the world. He teaches graduate marketing classes at Rutgers University and has written five best-selling books including The Tao of Twitter (the best-selling book on Twitter in the world) and Return On Influence, which was named one of the top business titles of the year by the American Library Association.

Maynardville Library Maynardville Public Library

Hosts The Thunder Road Author Rally (Yearly Event). Located at 296 Main St. Maynardville,TN, 37807

Megg Jensen Megg Jensen

USA Today bestselling author Megg Jensen is all sorts of strange things: medieval history buff, Ren Faire goer, fairy garden builder, swing dancer, and lover of movies everyone else hates. She spends too much time waiting for The Doctor. For more information on Megg please visit her website at

Michael Bunker Michael Bunker

Michael Bunker is a USA Today Bestselling author, off-gridder, husband, and father of four children. He lives with his family in a "plain" community in Central Texas, where he reads and writes books...and occasionally tilts at windmills. Michael has been called the "father" of the Amish/Scifi genre but that isn't all that he writes. He is the author of several popular and acclaimed works of dystopian sci-fi, including the Amazon top 20 bestselling Amish Sci-fi thriller the Pennsylvania Omnibus, the groundbreaking dystopian vision Hugh Howey called "a brilliant tale of extra-planetary colonization." He also has written the epic post-apocalyptic WICK series, The Silo Archipelago (set in Hugh Howey's World of WOOL,) as well as many nonfiction works, including the non-fiction Amazon overall top 30 bestseller Surviving Off Off-Grid.


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