For Loren Kleinman, writing came to her. She doesn’t know how or why or when. But it came to her dressed in the only pretty face it had: in long swooping capital letters and synonyms and homonyms. Her poetry has appeared in literary journals such as Nimrod, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Resurgence (UK), HerCircleEzine and Aesthetica Annual. She is the recipient of the Spire Press Poetry Prize and a 2000 and 2003 Pushcart Prize Nominee. Loren was a contributing editor for The Cancer Dancer, author of Flamenco Sketches, and contributed to many have contributed and worked as an editor for many trade and commercial magazines like Premier Romance, Bonita Magazine, Premier Hotels, Premier Spas, Luxury Travel Advisor, Travel Agent Magazine, Newark Council Monitor and more. Loren believes that paying it forward works in not-so-mysterious ways: help goes around and comes back around. She encourages authors to take control of their brand and start promoting, exposing and building their platform early. She is a columnist for IndieReader.com and the owner of LK Editorial. She loves chocolate macaroons, blogging and helping writers reach their writing goals.