Officers

Nate Hoffelder

President, Webmaster

Nate has been helping people fix broken tech since 2010. He builds and repairs WordPress sites, and acts as a virtual IT department for authors. He also blogs about the Kindle and indie publishing. 

Nate is the president of the Riverside Writers Club, and belongs to other clubs as well. When he’s not volunteering, he spends his time working on projects such as The Speaker Bureau, Book Fair Website, and Author Website in a Box.

In his spare time he raises parakeets.

Bronwen Chisholm

Vice-President

Bronwen Chisholm always enjoyed reading and even dabbled in writing, but didn’t consider it as a career until she reached her forties. With her family growing up, she decided to allow her creativity to flourish. In 2015, following the deaths of her parents, she was inspired to publish three Pride and Prejudice Variations. Since then she has released five more including her new release, As a Proper Lady Would, the first in the Defying Propriety Series. In the meanwhile, she has held the position of vice president of the Riverside Writers and organizes the Riverside Young Writers.

John Molino

Treasurer

John Molino is a native of Brooklyn, New York, and the author of three suspense novels: Murder Gets EvenDeath in the Dune, and From a Distance. After retiring from the Army, John’s professional life included stints in trade and non-profit organizations, the US Senate, and service as a Deputy Under Secretary in the Pentagon. John and his wife, Eileen, split their time between Fredericksburg and Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Carol Thomas Horton

Recording Secretary

Carol grew up in an extended family of front-porch story-sharers near Fredericksburg. She is a former national award-winning journalist for Media General, where she wrote for multiple periodicals, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch and The Free Lance-Star. Carol also holds a doctorate focusing on education, and has authored several education documents and curriculums while serving as a school teacher and later, as a principal. She currently lives and gardens with her family on a portion of her late great grandparents’ farm, where she continues to write about people and places, including co-authoring the book, A History of Round Oak Baptist Church.