Allison Moon is an author and educator based in Oakland, CA. She is the author of the lesbian werewolf novel Lunatic Fringe, which she independently published in 2011. She simultaneously vlogged the process of independently turning her manuscript into a book at 90 Days of Self Publishing. Since publishing her first novel, she's become a passionate advocate for authors' access to DIY publishing tools and the resulting democratization of literature. Her publishing workshops include Self Publishing 101, Self Publishing as a Radical Act, and Practical Creativity. In 2011, Allison was named a Lambda Literary Emerging LGBT Authors Fellow and was a runner up for the Victoria Hudson Emerging Author Award. In addition to writing, Allison is also an accomplished sex educator who has taught her signature class Girl Sex 101 across the country. She blogs about gender, sexuality, writing, and creativity at her website