E.C. Murray (Elizabeth Corcoran Murray) is a freelance writer and author whose book, A Long Way from Paris, was named a KIRKUS BEST BOOK of 2014. She’s published in Hybrid Mom, Spokes and Strokes, ABILITY magazine, Seattle Child, and more.

The founder and publisher of The Writers Connection, EC studied writing at the University of Washington and Stony Brook, Southampton, New York. Her short story, “The Urban Goatherd” received a Pushcart nomination. Her first "tiny book"--read in less than hour--Life Kind of Sucks, reflects her Masters in Social Work with suggestions on dealing with difficult times. Her second "tiny Book" Writers Unblocked:Insightful Tips from Award Winning Authors in and around Seattle offers writing advice from the authors and poets interviewed in the Writers Connection. EC Murray teaches writing at Seattle Central College and lives on an island with her family and frisky cat.


Wendy Hinman is an award-winning author with an insatiable curiosity and a natural inclination to share her discoveries.  She loves stories: telling them, writing them, reading them and editing them.  Her hit book, Tightwads on the Loose: A Seven-Year Pacific Odyssey, details her seven year adventure afloat. Her second book, Sea Trials was named a Kirkus Best Book of 2017.

She has years of experience in journalism, public relations, and marketing internationally.  She’s a sought-after speaker, particularly on living your dreams, nautical matters, adventuring and living simply as well as writing and publishing.


To learn more about the books published by E.C. Murray through Writers Connection, visit our Publishing page.