Horner, Ralph E.
Ralph, was married to Toni Timm in 1973 and has lived in Posen since then. Toni passed in January 2016. Ralph has two grown children Angela and Randy and four grandchildren. After graduating with a Computer Science Degree, Ralph was a computer operator, scheduler and eventually a computer programmer. He worked in the accounting department at McDonald’s Corporate in Oak Brook from 2011 -2014. Now semi-retired, Ralph has reduced his activities to his entertaining, doing balloon art and magic, which he’s been doing since 1991, his writing and also his hobby of collecting fossils.
Ralph has had various short stories published since 2002.
In August 2007, his short story, Pandora Spoxx was featured by Wild Cat Books in their monthly Startling Stories Anthology.
In June 2008, Atalanta Alters The Tide Of Alida was published in the Heroes of Ancient Greece anthology by Night to Dawn Books.
In March 2009 Ralph’s first novel, Tandem Tryst was published by Wings Press. His second novel, Witch’s Moon was also published by Wings in December 2012. After Ralph’s short story Lucinda’s Secret appeared in Night to Dawn magazine’s October 2013 issue, Midnight Mist, the sequel to Tandem Tryst, was published in July 2014. In July 2017 Lost Legacy, the sequel to Witch’s Moon, Ralph’s fourth novel, was published.
Ralph's short vampire story, 'If it seems to good to be true' was published in Night to Dawn's April and October 2018 Issues.
Ralph is an active member of the Lagrange Writers Group in Lagrange, IL.