William C. Dietz
William C. Dietz is the bestselling author of more than thirty novels, including Legion of the Damned, Deathday, and Earthrise. Growing up in the Seattle, Washington, area, Dietz spent time with the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as a medic, graduated from the University of Washington, lived in Africa for half a year, and has traveled to six continents. He has been employed as a surgical technician, college instructor, news writer, television producer, and director of public relations and marketing for an international telephone company. Dietz is a member of the Author's Guild, the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the International Association of Media Tie-in Writers. He and his wife live in Washington State, where they enjoy traveling, boating, snorkling, and (not too surprisingly) reading books.