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Donald J. Bingle is the author of six books and more than sixty shorter tales in the science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, mystery, steampunk, romance, comedy, and memoir genres.


Random true facts about Donald J. Bingle: 

  • He was the Keeper of the World's Largest Kazoo.

  • He made up the science of Neo-PsychoPhysics for a time travel roleplaying game.

  • He is a member of The International Thriller Writers.

  • He once successfully limboed under a pole only nineteen inches off the ground.

  • He has written short stories about killer bunnies, civil war soldiers, detectives, Renaissance Faire orcs, giant battling robots, demons, cats, werewolves, time travelers, ghosts, time-traveling ghosts, spies, barbarians, a husband accused of murdering his wife, dogs, horses, gamers, soldiers, Neanderthals, commuters, kender, Victorian adventurers, lawyers, and serial killers (note the serial comma). Of those subjects, he has occasional contact in real life only with dogs, cats, gamers, lawyers, and commuters (unless some of those are, unknown to him, really time travelers, ghosts, demons, serial killers, spies, or murder suspects).

  • He prefers gamers to commuters.

  • He prefers dogs to cats.

  • He is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

  • He was once hit by lightning.

  • He was the world's top-ranked tournament player of classic roleplaying games like Dungeons & Dragons for more than fifteen years.

  • His is a member of the Horror Writers Association.

  • He was an Eagle Scout.

  • He is a member of the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers.

  • He used to write movie reviews for Knights of the Dinner Table, a comic book about gamers.

  • He is a retired attorney.

  • He has likely attended GenCon for more years than you have been alive.


Thanks to Chuck Bennorth for the photo to the above left, used with permission.


To the left, you can see a sampling of the covers of various anthologies which have included my work.


Honest, thoughtful reviews from readers are always appreciated.


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