Bobbi Lerman - Founder and Head Instructor
A self-proclaimed “muse locator,” Bobbi has been running workshops for over fifteen years aimed at helping writers unblock, and find their voice and inspiration. She founded Scribblers Ink, an active online community and website offering interviews with authors, writing tips, and daily prompts.
Bobbi Lerman’s love for writing began at a young age when she would spend her afternoons crafting short stories about her extended family in the three family home she grew up in and about life in the North Shore. She earned a Degree in Fine Arts from MassArt, and is a member of the Romance Writers of America and Grub Street.
Through the years, Bobbi's writing has evolved to cover a multitude of topics, from travel writing for blogs such as Wanderlust Woman, View from the Pier and others. Today she primarily writes Historical Medieval Romance and travel essays.
When she isn't writing or work-shopping, Bobbi loves to travel, having spent some time living in Europe. Today, she and her husband make their home in Nahant.
Bobbi is the author of a novella entitled Matchmaker Matchmaker in the SEASONS OF MAGIC anthology as well as her newest release, Providence in the SEASONS OF SURPRISES anthology.
Read one of Bobbi's Award Winning travel essays, "Hitchhiking in Israel."
Kristin Drew - Executive Director and Instructor
Kristin Drew is a writer of essays, poetry, women's fiction and romance, as well as an experienced developmental editor of fiction, non-fiction and academic works.
Her work has appeared in Muse: The Bella Online Literary Review, Exhale Literary Magazine, Still Standing and others.
Her novella, Holiday on the Home Front appeared in the SEASONS OF SURPRISES anthology. She has recently completed her second novel, a contemporary romance set in Ireland.
Malka Ahmed - Marketing and Development Director
Malka Ahmed is a writer and photographer. She graduated from the University of Massachusetts Boston with a bachelors in English Literature and Creative Writing.
In addition to working on her novel, she writes book reviews for Contemporary-Books.com