By day, Brandie Tarvin works as a Database Administrator and writes technical articles for By night, she sails pirate-populated waters, fights evil robots in disguise, and plays superhero (or villain, depending on her mood). She has written several short stories, including "Two for the Price of One" in the Transformers: Legends anthology and "Rose Garden" for the Shadowrun Corporate Guide. She is also freelance writer for Catalyst Game Labs and is featured in several of Stephen D. Sullivan's and Jean Rabe's Blue Kingdoms anthologies.

Brandie is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (SFWA), the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers (IAMTW), and a graduate of Viable Paradise, which she calls “the best little writers workshop ever!” Links to her work can be found on her website at She also blogs at


SPI stories written by Brandie Tarvin:
Love Me Knot – Series: Katya, Lady Assassin