BETTY DOBSON is a Senior Staff Editor with Barking Rain Press. She is a freelance writer/editor based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. As the owner/operator of InkSpotter Publishing, she publishes books and newsletters and hosts an annual flash fiction contest. She’s a prize-winning poet, essayist, and short story writer. Her work appears in a variety of print and online journals, as well as several books, including Body Language: A Head-to-Toe Anthology; The Canadian Writer’s Guide, 13th Edition; FabJob Guide to Become a Published Writer; and The WritersNet Anthology of Prose: Fiction. She is also the Editor of Poetry Canada magazine, the Contributing Poetry Editor with Apollo’s Lyre, and the Networking Editor with WE Magazine for Women. When not immersed in writing and editing — and when her cat allows — she distracts herself with genealogy, reading, and painting.