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Dean Wesley Smith
Considered one of the most prolific writers working in modern fiction, USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith published far more than a hundred novels in forty years, and hundreds of short stories across many genres. At the moment he produces novels in several major series, including the... show more



Considered one of the most prolific writers working in modern fiction, USA Today bestselling writer Dean Wesley Smith published far more than a hundred novels in forty years, and hundreds of short stories across many genres. At the moment he produces novels in several major series, including the time travel Thunder Mountain novels set in the Old West, the galaxy-spanning Seeders Universe series, the urban fantasy Ghost of a Chance series, a superhero series starring Poker Boy, and a mystery series featuring the retired detectives of the Cold Poker Gang.His monthly magazine, Smith’s Monthly, which consists of only his own fiction, premiered in October 2013 and offers readers more than 70,000 words per issue, including a new and original novel every month.During his career, Dean also wrote a couple dozen Star Trek novels, the only two original Men in Black novels, Spider-Man and X-Men novels, plus novels set in gaming and television worlds. Writing with his wife Kristine Kathryn Rusch under the name Kathryn Wesley, he wrote the novel for the NBC miniseries The Tenth Kingdom and other books for Hallmark Hall of Fame movies.He wrote novels under dozens of pen names in the worlds of comic books and movies, including novelizations of almost a dozen films, from The Final Fantasy to Steel to Rundown.Dean also worked as a fiction editor off and on, starting at Pulphouse Publishing, then at VB Tech Journal, then Pocket Books, and now at WMG Publishing, where he and Kristine Kathryn Rusch serve as series editors for the acclaimed Fiction River anthology series.For more information about Dean’s books and ongoing projects, please visit his website at www.deanwesleysmith.com and sign up for his newsletter.

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NessaS
NessaS rated it 7 years ago
Instead of the book, I just read the version of this available on Dean's blog for free. I dunno if it'll still be there next year/when he'll remove it, so get on it.This is an extremely short book, and while it does have some really intriguing food for thought, I do think it needed to be expanded wa...
NessaS
NessaS rated it 7 years ago
Instead of the book, I just read the version of this available on Dean's blog for free. I dunno if it'll still be there next year/when he'll remove it, so get on it.Only reason I'm giving 2 stars is cause I've actually read extensively Dean's blog about them before reading this, so I already knew ev...
NessaS
NessaS rated it 7 years ago
Instead of the book, I just read the version of this available on Dean's blog for free. I dunno if it'll still be there next year/when he'll remove it, so get on it.No gonna lie, my eyes glazed over since it was just 90% examples, though explained by DWS, but boy oh boy. Though let's be real, this i...
Books Less Travelled
Books Less Travelled rated it 8 years ago
Cover: BeautifulRating: 5 StarsOverall: Beautifully writtenCharacters: Mysterious and IntriguingPlot: Life in the Great Library isn't as innocent as it might seemPage Turner: YesSeries Cont.? Yes!Recommend: YesSource: LibraryShort Review:Wow, this one caught me off guard! A little slow to start, but...
Life of a bookworm
Life of a bookworm rated it 9 years ago
A handwritten annotation to the letter, in the hand of Callimachus:His divine wisdom can kiss my common arse. We blind and hobble half of the world through such ignorance, and I will not have it. Women shall study at the Serapeum as they might be inclined. Let him execute me if he wishes, but I have...
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