Authors who have influenced me the most are:
Jayne Castle a/k/a Jayne Ann Krentz; Linda Howard; Nora Roberts; Kay Hooper; Elizabeth Lowell; Mary Jo Putney; Iris Johansen; Anne McCaffrey; Rick Hanson; Roger Zelazny; Andre Norton; Katherine Kurtz; Lloyd Alexander; John Dickson Carr; Marion Zimmer Bradley; Sharon Mignerey.
Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers taught me how to write. My on-line groups are Novel Critiques, Romance Writers Unlimited. Lisa Craig at http://www.lisacraig.com has taught me about web pages.
The web itself teaches me new things every day, and I try to give back with more...