Self-published e-author and visual landscape artist M.J. Milne of Vancouver studied at the Vancouver School of Art, Simon Fraser University, and the University of B.C. She has written a New Age science-fiction novel, Universal Tides, and an inspirational self-help book of advice and "self-realization," 12 Golden Keys for a New World (Blue Heron Productions, 2010). Her biographical information says she lives near a forest and she has worked in a mine in northern B.C.