Writer David Shapiro
David R. Shapiro is the founder of Craigmore Creations. Entrepreneur, entertainer and naturalist, David initiated the Terra Tempo series in 2008. His previous work experience includes tracking rare carnivores for the USFS, guiding children through a mythic theater naturalist learning camp, and acting as a liaison for large scale art and music festival production. As the author of Terra Tempo, David has been inspired by the imagination of his children. David lives in Portland, but travels often to be a part of the rest of the world.
Illustrator Christopher Herndon
Christopher Herndon, artist, monster maker, musician, and more, is the creator of two acclaimed comic book series and whose work can been found in numerous comic books, album covers, games, and other magazines. Chris’s most recent art has been showcased up and down the Columbia River and he has traveled across the country selling comics and displaying his work. Most recently he has undertaken the gargantuan task of illustrating the Terra Tempo series. This has given him the great opportunity to educate and entertain those young and old about the real life monsters living in our Earth's past. Smilodons, Mammoths, and Dinosaurs. Oh MY!
Colorist Erica Melville
Erica Melville is a painter, art enthusiast and nature lover. She received her bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University, where she studied economics and art, and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree at Rutgers University. She has a keen eye for color and design, which is evident in her abstract paintings. Her work is exhibited on both coasts.