Lisa Janice (LJ) Cohen is a poet, blogger, novelist, physical therapist, and ceramics artist. She has published three novels: The Between (2012) and Future Tense (both YA fantasies, 2014),and Derelict, (SF, 2014), published by Interrobang Books. Her short story "I Was a Teenage Alien" appears in the anthology Invasion: A Theme-thology (Charles Borouch, ed, HDWPbooks, 2013). "The Forgetting" appears in the anthology Day I Died: A Theme-thology (Charles Borouch, ed, HDWPbooks, 2014). LJ's poetry has appeared in numerous ezines and journals including: Amaze: The Cinquain Journal, Gunpowder River Poetry, Loch Raven Review, Poems Niederngasse, Stirring: A Literary Collection, The Writer's Hood, World Haiku Review, and New Solutions. She is co-editor of Pen-Ultimate: A Speculative Fiction Anthology (Interrobang Books, 2013). Her blog, Once in a Blue Muse, has been active since 2005 (when dinosaurs roamed the earth in internet reckoning) and has recently surpassed 1,000 posts. ( Her professional writing includes multiple chapters in Chronic Pain Management for Physical Therapists (Butterworth-Heinemann, 1997), "The behavioral role of physical therapy in pain management" (Harriët Wittink MS, PT, OCS, Lisa Janice Cohen MS, PT, OCS in Current Review of Pain, 1998, Volume 2, Issue 1, pp 55-60), and "Chronic Pain" (Physical Rehabilitation, 5th edition, FA Davis, 2007). After a twenty-five year career in physical therapy, LJ now uses her clinical skills to injure her characters. She lives in the Boston area with her family, two dogs, and the occasional international student.