Lindy Miller Ryan is an entrepreneur, award-winning analytics professor, and publishing professional. In 2011, Ryan became the co-founder of Radiant Advisors, a business intelligence research and advisory firm, where as Research Director then Chief Operations Officer, she led the company's editorial and research divisions, and its data enablement practice, for clients that have included 21st Century Fox Films, Warner Bros., and Disney. In 2017, Ryan founded Black Spot Books, an independent small press focused in speculative fiction, which was acquired by Vesuvian Media Group in 2019. Now an accomplished publishing professional, Ryan currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) and was named as one of Publishers Weekly's 2020 Star Watch Honorees.
Ryan is a multi-genre award-winning and bestselling editor and author who grew up cutting her teeth on Goosebumps and now counts Anne Rice, Grady Hendrix, and Neil Gaiman among her favorite authors. She also writes clean, seasonal romance under the name Lindy Miller, where her books have received numerous awards and been adapted for screen. Currently, she is collaborating as the lead author on a horror franchise project with a top veteran Hollywood director and an award-winning screenwriter.
When she's not immersed in books, Ryan is an avid historical researcher, with specific interest in nautical and maritime history, cryptozoology, and ancient civilizations. She is represented by Gandolfo Helin & Fountain Literary Management, supported by Meryl Moss Media, and is a member of numerous literary organizations, including the Horror Writers Association, the International Thriller Writers, and the Romance Writers of America.