Raymond E. Feist is the author of Magician, published in 1982 by Doubleday, and
he recently sold them Silverthom and A Darkness at Sethanon, continuations of
events in the first novel. Otherwise he is a Partner/Editor at Midkemia Press,
publishers of fantasy role-playing games.
Sheila Finch-Rayner's background includes graduate work in medieval literature.
She has sold fantasy and science fiction to Fantasy Book, Asimov's, Amazing, Pandora,
Owlflight, Trumpet, and Aurora SF, as well as to a number of literary magazines. She
is at present working on a science fiction novel about communicating with aliens.
Jan Howard Finder (aka "Wombat") is a transplanted Australian whose legacies
from his country of origin include backrubbing expertise and a fondness for
marsupials. He has sold a short story, written and edited Finder's Guide to Austral-
terrestrials, and edited the anthology Alien Encounters.
John Freeman started out writing SF/F under the name William T. Silent, but got
"sidetracked" into games. In the past five years, he has collaborated on many
computer games, including Temple of Apshai, Rescue at Rigel, and Crush, Crumble &
Chomp! (Epyx), Tax Dodge (Island Graphics), and most recently Archon, a fantasy
chess/arcade fusion, and Murder on the Zinderneuf, a repeatable mystery game set in
the '30s. He has written Playboy Winner's Guide to Board Games and Complete Book of
War Games, many articles and columns, and game manuals. With Anne Westfall,
his wife and partner, he founded Free Fall Associates, a game development firm.
Danny Gallagher is a new author and long-time student of film animation who is
curently working on a novel, Stop*Motion, involving the special effects industry,
written in the tradition of Stephen King.
Maureen Garrett is the President of the Star Wars Fan Club.
David Gerrold began his science fiction career in 1967 as a writer for Star Trek. His
first sale was the popular episode "The Trouble with Tribbles", and he later wrote
two nonfiction books about Star Trek: The World of Star Trek and The Trouble with
Tribbles. He has since written many other TV scripts. Gerrold is also a well-
established science fiction novelist, with ten novels, five anthologies and a short
story collection. His best known works are When Harlie was One and The Man Who
Folded Himself. He also contributes to home computing periodicals and writes a
monthly column on science fiction for Starlog magazine. Gerrold is currently
working on Book Three of The War Against the Chtorr: A Rage for Revenge.