Mackenzie grew up in the heartland of America, chasing leprechauns and rainbows and dreaming of angels. Her parents nurtured a love of fantasy and make-believe by introducing her at a very young age to the artistic and cultural opportunities that the city of Cleveland had to offer.
She is a multi-award-winning novelist and in-demand speaker for conferences and conventions including Rochester Writers’ Conference, Wizard World, Imaginarium (Why Audio? Why Now – A Big Finish Productions Discussion with Chris Walker-Thomson), ConFusion (The 13th Doctor), MarCon (Controversial Topics in Sci-Fi Fandoms), Gallifrey One (How the Doctor Helps Us Better Understand Who We Are, Accept Ourselves, And Begin To Find Hope As We Heal), etc., actively discussing the process of writing and Doctor Who. She is also an active panelist on The Legend of the Traveling Tardis Radio Show and has done book signings previously at Who North America, the largest Doctor Who store, and museum located in the United States in the state of Indiana.
Her publishing portfolio includes the following books: The Rite of Wands (BHC Press, 2017), The Whispered Tales of Graves Grove (BHC Press, 2017), Unknown Realms (Fiction-Atlas Press, 2019) and The Rite of Abnegation (BHC Press, 2020).
A storyteller at heart, she loves to inspire the imagination. Mackenzie makes her home in Mount Morris, Michigan, where she is currently penning her next adventure. You can learn more about her and her books at her website: http://www.mackenzieflohr.com
Felicia “GADGET” Ann McNamara
Gadget has been with The Legend of The Traveling Tardis from the beginning as the North East Admin/Photographer and now Publication Reporter for the site. She attends convention with her “SQUISHY TARDIS” and snaps pictures of potential companions for the Facebook page.
Gadget currently lives in The Bronx, New York; New York City. She grew up in the world of entertainment thanks her family and her love of acting. At a young age she loved the stage; despite her stage fright she learned Ballet and Jazz Tap. Gadget would have pursued that chapter in her life if was not for the death of her best friend Joann and her Grandpop when she was seven years old.
Refocusing her mind and she stumbled onto Anime, Dark Shadows, and Doctor Who. This put Gadget on a new path, and focus, on Sci-fi and Science because of one Companion “SARA JANE SMITH”. Gadget even used SARA JANE as a reason why girls can be in Math and Science to her sixth grade Science Teacher when he failed her for doing better than the boys in class. He told her “Girls belong in the kitchen and not Science class”; to which she replied “If SARA JANE can be a Scientist with the Doctor why can’t I?”
Just right after that Gadget was diagnosed with Dyslexia and had struggled to show people it only helps her see the world with different eyes thought her blue tinted lenses; and not with a disability. Even today she tries to show others, that maybe Dyslexic or not, that you too can be a writer and author or anything you dream.
Gadget has published two books, which can be found on LULU.com, “Copley… A Newcastle Journey and Beyond” and “The ‘Unofficial D&D Guide’ for Kids under 10 and a Few Adults” while working on her GADGET’S VLOGS series on YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram.
Gadget is a versatile entertainer and a jack of all trades. She is a Photographer/Author/Vlogger/Blogger/Podcaster/Actress/VO Actress/Wedding Officiant/Cosplayer/Editor/Video Editor/Crafter/Designer/Creator/Dj/Writer/Promoter/Public Relations/Publicist… Just to name a few.
Gadget’s Events, Geek Marriages, Gadget’s VLOGS, Gadget’s Made For Fun Photography and Video, and Hand Made & Hand Crafted by Gadget are just some of her ventures in the world of creativity.
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Mark Muncy is the creator of Hellview Cemetery, a charity haunted house in Central Florida that was so infamous it was banned by the City of St. Petersburg. An author of horror and science fiction, Mark has spent more than three decades collecting ghostly tales and reports of legendary beasts. He has multiple bestselling titles including Eerie Florida and Freaky Florida. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida, on the remains of an ancient midden with his wife, Kari Schultz. Occasionally, he is visited by his daughters to watch classic Dr. Who when they remember he is still there.