Author of Frame Shop, a mystery thriller set in a suburban writers’ group, Net Impact and Wet Work, spy thrillers which incorporate real-world conspiracy theories, GREENSWORD, a dark comedy about global warming, and Forced Conversion, a military science fiction novel set in the near future. Co-author of The Love-Haight Case Files, a paranormal legal thriller about lawyers protecting the rights of supernatural creatures in a magic-filled San Francisco. Edited the ghost anthology, Familiar Spirits. Also author of a variety of short fiction in the science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, mystery, steampunk, romance, and comedy genres, including stories in the Dragonlance and Transformers universes and in a variety of DAW themed anthologies.World’s top-ranked player of RPGA Classic roleplaying game tournaments from 1985-2000.See my writing and gaming resumes at www.donaldjbingle.com., including a listing of about fifty anthologies in which I have stories. Some of my previously published stories have been collected by theme in my Writer on Demand TM series and published on Kindle, including Tales of Gamers and Gaming, Tales of Humorous Horror, Tales Out of Time, Grim, Fair e-Tales, Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam, Not-So-Heroic Fantasy, and Shadow Realities. My award-winning short memoir, Father’s Day, is also available on Kindle, as is Gentlemanly Horrors of Mine Alone, the ninth story in Mike Stackpole’s Chain Story Project.I also have a series of humorous critiques (Season’s Critiquings; Merry Mark-Up, Holiday Workshopping, and Santa Clauses and Phrases) of Christmas classics which writers, aspiring authors, and NaNoWriMo participants will find especially amusing.