Gina McKnight

Riding & Writing

Author, Blogger, Equestrian, Poet, Freelancer, Monday Creek Publishing USA



Dinty W. Moore, Author

Posted on June 4, 2016 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (1)

Dinty W. Moore is an icon in Athens, Ohio, and beyond. His book, The Mindful Writer: Noble Truths of the Writing Life, is one of my favorites and recommended reading.

Peggy Gish, Author

Posted on May 15, 2016 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Residing in Ohio USA, Peggy Gish is a world traveler for peace. As an author, Gish takes a solid look into the lives of those afflicted and in adverse situations. She delves into the communities of the people of Iraq and writes about their challenges and quest for peace. I had the opportunity to interview Gish last year; she is currently in Nigeria. Gish expounds…

Vickie Ball-Seiter, Journey with Horses Professional Life Coach

Posted on May 10, 2016 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

From Ohio, USA, Vickie Ball-Seiter has spent years living abroad. Global travel has inspired her to incorporate the most appealing (and healing) aspects of her cultural experiences to create a satisfying life and business as a professional life coach. Vickie is the proprietor of Journey with Horses, a coaching facility where Vickie leads her clients through a simple and transformational process alongside a 1000 lb. horse!

Chip Gross, Author & Outdoorsman

Posted on May 5, 2016 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)

From Ohio USA, welcome author and outdoorsman Chip Gross.  Chip is a graduate of the Ohio State University, Wildlife Management. He has experience as an expert outdoorsman; freelance writer, novelist, photographer, and speaker. He has known the life of a Lake Ranger, State Wildlife Officer, and more. You will enjoy Chip’s interview about writing, photography, his favorite place to enjoy Ohio’s natural beauty, and Ohio’s bear population…

Melissa Fisher, Equine Massage Practitioner

Posted on May 5, 2016 at 10:00 PM Comments comments (4)

From Ohio USA Melissa Fisher knows horses. She has been around horses most of her life. Melissa explains, “Through these past 12 years you can say I have gained a significant amount of experience, but I always learn something new every day. Going through High School I wasn't really sure what I wanted to do once I graduated. I knew I wanted to go to college and have a career in the animal field, but at that time I just wasn’t sure,,.

Amber Moore, Author

Posted on May 3, 2016 at 10:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Author Amber Moore grew up in Athens County, Ohio, USA, and has lived most of her adult life there. Moore met her husband in high school and they have been together for 14 years. The couple has two beautiful children, ages four and six, both of whom are autistic. Moore has a wide and varied educational background, including animal science, Horsemanship, survival and backpacking, accounting, and business. She has always been fascinated with folklore, legends, and myths. In addition, Moore has found herself drawn to animal behavior, particularly human behavior and psychology. Moore's first novel Bartender Tales was released in 2014.

Dennis Powell, Reporter & Photographer

Posted on May 2, 2016 at 9:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Dennis Powell is a gift to Southeast Ohio. He is a columnist for The Athens News, the better option in my geographic for news. His column, The View from Mudsock Heights, is a favorite. He is a connoisseur of words, an award-winning reporter, and a talented photographer. It is a great honor to have Dennis here; I think we can all learn from his wisdom and advice…

Gilbert Trout, Author, Musician, Filmmaker, Whip Artist, and more...

Posted on April 26, 2016 at 6:05 PM Comments comments (1)

D. Gilbert Trout is the illegitimate son of Kurt Vonnegut's famous character, Kilgore Trout. Consequently, he's a half-fictional bastard. Like his father, he is a writer of science fiction, horror, and fantasy that is often full of good ideas, but is poorly developed and executed. He lives with his wife and imaginary friends in a small town in Southeast Ohio USA dubbed “The Thirteenth Most Haunted Place on Earth” by the British Society of Psychical Research. He enjoys Hermetic research, whip artistry, and writing about himself in third person.

Mina R. Raulston, Author

Posted on April 25, 2016 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (2)

Mina R Raulston has been a freelance writer for newspapers and magazines for nearly twenty years. Last year she self-published her first book, Home Should Be Safe: Hope and Help for Domestic Violence Victims. Her most recent adventure is forming her own book company, Hat Rack Books, LLC where she will write, publish and sell books at Trade Fairs and online. In November she is hosting her first annual Christian Author Fair in Hilliard, Ohio, USA. In her personal life Mina is a single mother of two married children who have blessed her with 4 wonderful grandchildren.

Lawrence Parlier, Author & Poet

Posted on April 21, 2016 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (3)

Lawrence Parlier is a poet/writer from Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. His work has appeared in various print and online magazines such as Murmurations and The Twig. He was named Poet of the Year for 2014 by The River Hills Writers Group and is the President of The Brown County Writers Group. His debut novel, Sierra Court Blues, was released in September 2013 from The Hawkins Publishing Group.

Kate Meyers, Equine Massage

Posted on April 16, 2016 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Kate Meyers, Equine Massage - As a huge advocate for therapeutic massage, I believe that a weekly massage can be the cure for most ills; increasing circulation, rejuvenating tired/sore muscles, decreasing overall stress, and keeping the body in tune.