Glynda Shaw is a Seattle native who has at one time or other lived in most parts of Washington State as well as Northern Idaho and the Midwest. She enjoys Robert Heinlein, Andre Norton, Ray Bradbury and Zenna Henderson. Glynda attended the University of Washington with interests in space propulsion and human life support which have led to further study in engineering psychology and alternative energy. In her fantasy novel Secret Summers, she calls onto the stage fairies “in whom my Irish mother never told me not to believe” as well as white witches and a mysterious aunt who extracts salt from the sea using Oregon wind power. “Witches, Windmills, a house on a clifftop, dark doings in a lighthouse,” she says. “What’s not to like!?” Secret Summers can be purchased in print at