Betsy Caulfield is a retired newspaper librarian and book reviewer as well as a writer. Holly Cedar is a writer and special education teacher. She is currently employed as a horseback riding instructor at People and Animal Learning Services, P.A.L.S., and is helping to write and implement the curriculum for a pilot at-risk youth program which integrates writing and horses for the participants.
Coming from a Quaker background, this mother-daughter writing team decided to use their ancestors’ participation in the anti-slavery movement in pre-Civil War Indiana as a starting point. Brainstorming ideas, they created this plot and characters and together wrote the book.
Both women live in Bloomington, Indiana.