Eric Novak – Editor and Columnist
Eric Novak is a graphic designer, writer and public speaker, whose passion is using his creativity for God’s Glory. He is the founder of Latitude821. Eric currently lives in Illinois about 15 minutes away from the family farm, where he frequently visits, gardens and takes care of the many farm animals that his family owns.
Hannah Braboy – Marketing Director
Hannah Braboy is a photographer, blogger, and consultant with a background in web and graphic design. She has been the Photographer Coordinator for the BlissDom conference, interned for Darcy of Graphically Designing, and is currently an intern for Allison Worthington of BlissDom Events. Other than all that, she loves summer, good music, and the color turquoise.
Kaysie Hamilton – Columnist
Kaysie Hamilton is co-founder of Latitude821 and creator of her personal blog Alabaster Box. She enjoys writing, reading, tea, gardening, and sunshine. She keeps busy by volunteering at two local ministries, studying for college exams, enjoying her family, and of course blogging.
Amanda Read – Columnist
Having been a homeschooled military child ever since she can remember, Amanda Read toured the nation and the world, and upon her father’s retirement from the U.S. Army, she and her family have been shaping their new land into a homestead known as Fair Hills Farm. A writer and artist, she blogs at amandaread.com and is the author of the historical drama screenplay, The Crusading Chemist. Amanda is now majoring in History and minoring in Political Science at Jacksonville State University, and her constant prayer is to glorify the Lord far beyond her finite imagination!
Phylicia Duran – Columnist
Phylicia Duran is a homeschool grad and current student at Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. When she was 16 she felt the Lord calling her to minister to high school aged girls, out of which she decided to start her personal blog A Quill and Inkwell. While her first passion is writing, her second is putting on her boots and working with horses. Someday she hopes to combine both passions into a ministry for teenage girls.
Scott R. Pinto – Columnist
Scott R. Pinto is fairly new to the online blogging scene. He is a home school grad from northern New Jersey and a senior at Liberty University. An aspiring screenwriter, Scott hopes to one day work in cinema or government or both. After graduation, he looks forward to seeing where God will lead him. Scott also shares a strong burden for restoring the sanctity of life in America and for fellow believers who face persecution in restricted nations. Besides this, he also enjoys hiking, beef jerky and the David Crowder Band.