John comes from a small town in southern Mississippi. He was introduced to the wonderful life of geek culture by his dad who would play legendary RPGs while he watched. Being raised on Dungeons and Dragons, Video Games, and anime, John continues the family trend and hopes to pass it down to his daughter. John started 101militiagaming.com as a way to show the world that hard working adults can still enjoy geek culture even though they work 10 hour days, 7 days a week. Recruiting a team of talented writers, John set sail to bring geek culture to those who believe it’s out of their reach.
Lauren was born and raised in east central Illinois. Social worker by day, she lives for coming home at the end of the day to hang out with her amazing husband, John, and their beautiful daughter, Matilda. She has a love for all things cats, horror, travel, RPGs, musical theatre, Harry Potter, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer…just to name a few.
Remy Morgeson began his journey as a writer 2016 but his interest in putting words to the page has existed long before that. A lifelong lover of fantasy and science fiction, Remy found his inspiration in the fantastic settings and the many personalities he has shared adventures with over the years, his influences including authors such as Robert E. Howard, Hideyuki Kikuchi, and Margaret Weis. In addition to being an avid blogger for 101 Militia Gaming, Remy is also a self-published author, his debut series, Chronicles of the Bear, being in released in January of 2020, with his first novel, The Wreck of the Tiger, following in August.
As well as keeping up with his weekly articles and writing sword and sorcery, Remy enjoys a variety of hobbies, including weight training, RPGs, and retro video games, and has also been known to binge the occasional anime or two from time to time. He currently resides in Danville, Illinois with his wife and daughter, whom nothing would be possible for him without.
Sam Elizondo is currently a writer for 101 Militia Gaming. She has a passion for culture, history, and humanity in general, and received her degree in Anthropology from UIUC in 2018. She grew up in a small town where she hung around all of the coolest kids: the nerds. She spent her youth talking about anime with her classmates, playing PlayStation with her father, and writing about dragons with her best friend. She currently lives in Champaign, Illinois and enjoys video games, DnD, podcasts, and writing about all of the above. With a love for all things spooky, she hopes to one day finish writing her novel about ghosts, graveyards, and the people that make a living working with them. She enjoys interacting with her readers and is really very friendly if this humble bio-writer may be so bold, so don’t be afraid to drop a comment if you want to discuss a post or even just say hey!
Mandy McCool (better known as theundisputedunknown) sells promises by day and writes stories of the unknown by night. Mandy greatly enjoys an array of pastimes, including watching anime, classic gaming, and reading filthy yaoi.
Mandy has published her first novel in the Annals of the Common Beyond series, The Contract: The Revelation of the Opal, and is hard at work polishing the hell out of its prequel, The Immortal Perception. Paperback and ebook formats can be found on Amazon, Books-A-Million, Barnes & Noble, and many other fine book sellers.