“History, Aristotle says, represents things only as they are, while fiction represents them as they might be and ought to be.”
— Albert J. Nock, Memoirs of a Superfluous Man

Plays

William Alan Ritch and Ginny Heinlein

Born in Miami, Florida, now residing in Atlanta, Georgia, Ritch first discovered novels by reading Have Space Suit — Will Travel by Robert A. Heinlein in elementary school. It has warped his life forever.

In addition to short stories (and someday novels), he has written and produced several plays and is currently the president of the Atlanta Radio Theatre Company, trying revive a moribund art form. A list of his various writings, from short fiction to reviews, can be found on his Wikipedia user profile.

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Bruce Driggers

Restaurant manager, convenience store clerk and 3rd-shift guard shack attendant are just a few of the failed careers Bruce Driggers has left in the swath of devastation that defines his half-century on earth.

“You should write a novel,” one of his ex-wives once said to him, so he did, even though she was merely hoping to increase her monthly alimony payments.

Bruce’s first novel, Doobius Wisdom, is currently on the threshold of publication, a lofty position it’s held for almost 13 years now.

When he’s not spinning tales of spiritual enlightenment or pontificating on the state of the world as The Mocking Bard, Bruce is making his living playing with dogs.

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Troy Camplin

Troy Camplin has a PhD in the humanities from UT-Dallas, a MA in English from the University of Southern Mississippi, and a BA in recombinant gene technology. He is a lecturer at UNT-Dallas and writes plays and poetry. He is working on the play President Faust.

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