Okay, finalists, game on. First, let's get to know you.

Please post below. You may answer as much or as little of the following as you like:

Your real name/pen name

What you generally write

Publication history

What you're working on now

Your favorite writers

Why you write

Your best piece of advice for fellow writers

Career goals

And any personal info you'd like to include (where you're from, how old you are, family, hobbies, day job, pets, etc.).