Will Blaine (1970- ) was born and raised in rural West Virginia. At 18 he moved to California’s Silicon Valley. After several years he eventually settled in South Eastern Ohio where he lived for 20 years. For the last 10 years he has been a resident of Columbus, Ohio. Will has had rich experiences throughout his life secularly holding a sundry of jobs. He is a student of the Russian language. He enjoys traveling domestically as well as throughout Europe. His first story in the series ‘Wildly Inappropriate Stories for Children’ is titled ‘Vlad and the Vast Beach’. This is a reflection of his vivid imagination and his travels associated with learning the Russian language.