Angela Giddings is a writer, scientist, and independent filmmaker from North Carolina. She has a Ph.D. in Microbiology and authored multiple scientific articles in virology, cell line design, and gene therapy. She is also the author of the futuristic dark fantasy series Dance of Ages, which begins with Shadow into Light and continues with A Shower of Embers. Recently, her science fiction short story “Moving Day” was published in the Brave New Worlds anthology from Zombies Need Brains, and her horror short story “Express Delivery” was published in the A Woman Unbecoming anthology from Crone Girls Press. In addition to her writing, she has also worked on short and feature-length horror films with Sick Chick Flicks behind and in front of the camera and is the co-director of the Sick Chick Flicks Film Festival.