Clever Design House

Clever Design House

Clever Design House Melina Filomia hand-crochets accessories, and creates up-cycled purses and handbags, manages web hosting, and designs websites. “If techno-speak has you looking for someone to translate daunting hosting and website work into regular English, let me know!” Web hosting is offered in the cloud for scalability and reliability. For hand-made items, Melina “typically…

Clint Lacy

Clint Lacy, Author

Clint Lacy, Author Clint Lacy is a life long resident of Missouri. He resides in the Eastern Ozarks foothills of Southeast Missouri. He is an independent writer who has been published in both mainstream and independent newspapers and magazines. In 2015 he released his first book “Blood in the Ozarks: Union War Crimes Against Southern Sympathizers…

Wards of Iasos

Wards of Iasos

Wards of Iasos Author, elementary school teacher, and kilt aficionado, J. Christopher Wilson is best-known at regional conventions for his series The Wards of Iasos. “The book is about youthful outcasts who cannot fulfill the requirements at The Iasos Unified Preparatory Abbey. “For the lucky ones there is an alternate monastery — a last chance…

Cameron Smith

Cam’s Country Customs

Cam’s Country Customs “I tend to overbuild everything,” laughs Cameron Smith, founder of Cam’s Country Customs. “Store-bought furniture nowadays is so cheap. I want every piece I build to last generations. I brace everything.” Based in Ava, Missouri, Cameron crafts in a rustic style, often with reclaimed lumber, and primarily builds pieces to order. “I…

Swan Creek Crafts

Swan Creek Crafts

Swan Creek Crafts “We made our home on a bluff overlooking Swan Creek near Taneyville,” says Marine veteran and craftsman Mike Weber. “I use locally harvested and exotic hardwoods to make high quality wooden spoons, chopsticks and more.” Wife Susan crochets many items as well. “My spoons are food-safe and beautiful kitchen tools. Right now…