Author Bios

One of the things I hate to do is write author bios for publication.  Recently, I’ve had to write  a couple for some stories coming out in the near future.  I never know what to write.  Do I try to be funny?  I’ve never thought of myself as a funny person.  How serious can I be before I come off sounding pompous?  I might be pompous, but I don’t like to sound pompous.  Should I tailor my bio for each individual publication?  (Not that this is a significant problem because I’m don’t publishing much…yet.)  Most importantly, how much do I actually say about me?  I’m a person who likes my privacy, but if I don’t say anything about me, then it isn’t a very good bio, now is it?  Hmmm….I guess I better figure this out and finish the one I owe Lightspeed Magazine.

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About D. Thomas Minton

Writer of speculative fiction
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