Julian Thomlinson (MA) is a full-time writer and creative consultant. He has been involved in the ELT industry since 1993 as a teacher, teacher-trainer, examiner, publisher, editor and author. Julian has been involved in the production of a number of previous titles for Heinle Cengage, such as Speak Out!, First Class and the Foundations Reading Library. He has also worked as a professional writer in a number of other fields, including the film and television industry. Currently, as well as coauthoring Sequences, Julian is the story editor on the new Page Turners graded reading series. Sue Leather (MA) is a full-time ELT consultant and writer. She has been writing original learner fiction since 1990, and is now also an editor. In 2000, she set up her own consultancy group and now works on educational projects all over the world. Her main interests within ELT are materials development, teacher training and trainer training. Currently, Sue is Series Development Editor on the new Page Turners graded reading series.