Marcus Haynes grew up loving fantasy worlds, but soon realized that they failed to include people like him. He began developing his Elemental book series at a young age to correct that. Over fifteen years of writing later, M. Haynes has sought to help show that fantasy can include more than just straight, blonde haired, blue eyed men or boys. In particular, M. Haynes' uses his writing to show a more nuanced version of heroism in fantasy worlds. His works show that anyone, regardless of race, gender, or sexuality can be a hero. Learn more about the series at www.mhaynes.org/elemental.