Donald J. Bingle, Writer on Demand.

 

Address: 5N085 Crane Road, St. Charles, IL 60175

E-mail: orphyte@aol.com

Tel: 630.587.3358

 

 

Special thanks to Chuck Bennorth for permission to use his photos from one of my readings at the Waterline Writers.

Books

 

  • Wet Work (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2018)

  • The Love-Haight Case Files (with Jean Rabe) (WordFire Press 2015) (Winner of Silver Falchions at Killer Nashville 2016 for Best Fantasy, Best Urban Fantasy, and Best Multi-Genre Novel)

  • Frame Shop (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2014) (Semi-Finalist in 2015 Soon-to-be-Famous Illinois Author Contest)

  • Net Impact (Alliteration Ink 2011)

  • GREENSWORD:  A Tale of Extreme Global Warming (Five Star 2009)

  • Forced Conversion (Five Star 2004)

Short Fiction Collections

 

  • Christmas Carol Critique Collection (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2016)

  • Familiar Spirits, edited by Donald J. Bingle (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2015)

  • Crimson Life/Crimson Death (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

  • Shadow RealitiesWriter on Demand Vol. 7 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

  • Not-So-Heroic Fantasy: Writer on Demand Vol. 6 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

  • Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam: Writer on Demand Vol. 5 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

  • Grim, Fair e-Tales: Writer on Demand Vol. 4 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

  • Tales Out of Time: Writer on Demand Vol. 3 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

  • Tales of Humorous Horror: Writer on Demand Vol. 2 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

  • Tales of Gamers and Gaming: Writer on Demand Vol. 1 (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

Short Fiction

  • Buried, Cemetery Dance (forthcoming)

  • Mutatis Mutandis, Mystery Weekly Magazine, edited by Kerry Carter (Issue No. 49, September 2019)

  • The Same Tears Flowing from Older Eyes, On Loss (The Anthology Team 2019)

  • Blind Spot, LocalLit (Shaw Media 2019); Reprinted by The Infinite Bard (www.theinfinitebard.com 2019)

  • The Waking Dread, Mystery!, edited by Chantelle Aimée Osman (Origins Game Fair Anthology/Down and Out Books 2018)

  • Double D, Speakeasies and Spiritualists, Compiled by Nicole Petit (18thWall Productions 2017)

  • Kayla's Quest, Dragons!, Edited by Jean Rabe (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2017)

  • Santa Clauses and Phrases, (Book 4 in the Christmas Carol Critique Collection (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2016)

  • Cruise Control, Robots!, Edited by Kelly Swails (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2016)

  • Options, Bumps in the Road, Edited by Chad Lutzke (Black Bed Sheet 2016)

  • Holiday Workshopping, (Book 3 in the Christmas Carol Critique Collection) (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2015)

  • Remembering Well, The Bard’s Tale, Edited by Doc Meyers (Blackspoon Press 2015)

  • Merry Mark-Up, A Sequel to "Season's Critiquings" (Book 2 in the Christmas Carol Critique Collection) (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

  • Future Futures, Apollo’s Daughters, Edited by Bryan Young (Silence in the Library 2014)

  • Dark Energy, Beast Within 4: Gears & Growls, Edited by Jennifer Brozek (Graveside Tales 2014)

  • A Brief Biography of Baron Otto von Korek (1717-1783), Brigadier-General of the Prussian Army, Ret., Forging Freedom: Dimensions (Freedom Forge Press 2014)

  • Ratfish (as Buck Hanno), Edited by Donald J. Bingle, Jean Rabe, and Mel Odom (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

  • Someday, The Crimson Pact:  Volume 5, Edited by Paul Genesse (Iron Dragon Books 2013)

  • Second Banana Republic, Sidekicks! Edited by Sarah Hans (Alliteration Ink 2013)

  • The Eye-Candy of Argon, Not-So-Heroic Fantasy (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

  • Rejecting the Anthropocene, Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

  • For Every Time, A Season, Time-Traveled Tales, Edited by Jean Rabe (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2012); Reprinted (Silence in the Library 2013)

  • Makeshift (54º40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2012); Reprinted in Time-Traveled Tales II, Edited by Jean Rabe (Silence in the Library 2014)

  • Season’s Critiquings (Book 1 in the Christmas Carol Critique Collection), Spec the Halls, Edited by Steven Saus (Alliteration Ink 2011); Reprinted (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

  • Dark Garden, The Crimson Pact:  Volume 2, Edited by Paul Genesse (Alliteration Ink 2011)

  • Day of the Shadows, Carnage & Consequences, Edited by Marc Tassin & Friends (Walkabout Publishing 2011); Reprinted in Triumph Over Tragedy, Edited by R.T. Kaelin (Terrene Press 2013)

  • Dashed Hopes, Hot & Steamy:  Tales of Steampunk Romance, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2011)

  • Solitary Life, The Crimson Pact:  Volume 1, Edited by Paul Genesse (Alliteration Ink 2011)

  • Rural Route, Boondocks Fantasy, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2011)

  • Means to an End, Blue Kingdoms:  Mages and Magic, Edited by Stephen D. Sullivan and Jean Rabe (Walkabout Publishing 2010)

  • F Isn’t for Freefall, Love & Rockets, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010)

  • Foggy Goggles, Steampunk’d, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010)

  • Gentlemanly Horrors of Mine Alone, Story #9 in The Chain Story Project, coordinated by Mike Stackpole (Blurb, Inc. 2010); Reprinted in The Gallery of Curiosities #3, Edited by Kevin Frost (Summer 2018)

  • A Passion for Time Travel, Timeshares, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010)

  • BunRabs, Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2009); Reprinted in Monsters!, Edited by Kelly Swails (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2014)

  • Gaming Circle, Gamer Fantastic, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2009)

  • Eye Witness, Catopolis, Edited by Janet Deaver-Pack and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

  • Suburban Legend, Imaginary Friends, Edited by John Marco and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

  • Attached to the Land, Future Americas, Edited by John Helfers and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

  • Homo, Front Lines, Edited by Denise Little (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

  • The Quest, Fellowship Fantastic, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

  • Cursory Review, Pandora’s Closet, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007)

  • Loser Takes All, If I Were an Evil Overlord, Edited by Russell Davis and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007)

  • Standing Still, Time Twisters, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007)

  • Running Free, Furry Fantastic, Edited by Jean Rabe, Brian Thomsen, and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, 2006)

  • Fellow Traveler, Fantasy Gone Wrong, Edited by Brittiany Koren and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2006); Reprinted in Heroes!, Edited by Kelly Swails (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2013); Reprinted in Funny Fantasy, Edited by Alex Shvartsman (UFO Publishing 2016)

  • Psycho Physics, Slipstreams, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers (DAW Books, Inc. 2006)

  • Hell to Pay, All Hell Breaking Loose, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2005)

  • Grok, Renaissance Faire, Edited by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe (DAW Books, Inc. 2005)

  • Parts, The Transformers Legends, Edited by David Cian (iBooks, Inc. 2004)

  • Artists Only, Carnival/Circus, Edited by Jean Rabe (Lone Wolf Productions 2004)

  • Perfect, The Players of Gilean:  Tales from the World of Krynn, a Dragonlance Anthology Edited by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast 2003)

  • Patience, Sol’s Children, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2002); Reprinted in Space!, Edited by Kelly Swails (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2015)

  • Dragon’s Throat, The Search for Magic:  Tales from the War of Souls, A Dragonlance Anthology Edited by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast 2001)

  • Knowing She Would, Historical Hauntings, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2000)

  • Stew, Civil War Fantastic, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2000); reprinted in Stalking the Wild Hare, edited by John Helfers, Chris Pierson, Marc Tassin, and Jean Rabe (Walkabout Publishing 2010)

  • An Elemental Conversation, Earth, Air, Fire, Water: Tales of the Eternal Archives 2, Edited by Margaret Weis (DAW Books, Inc. 1999)

  • Still Serviceable, MechForce Quarterly, Winter 1999, Edited by Jean Rabe (FASA, Inc. 1999)

 

Other Writing Publications and Experience

 

Screenplays:

  • Ratfish (as Buck Hanno)

  • Protest Seen

  • GREENSWORD

  • For Queen and Queenie (Semi-Finalist Fifth Annual Screenwriter’s Project Screenplay Contest; Quarter-Finalist 1998 Maui Writers Conference Screenwriting Competition)

 

Television Pilot Treatment:

  • Avatars/Download

 

Memoirs:

  • Tree of Enlightenment, Father’s Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

  • Work Mode, Father’s Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

  • Father’s Day, 1st Place, California Literary Arts Society Memoir Contest (2009); 2nd Place Non-Fiction, West Suburban Living Annual Writing and Photography Contest 2005; Reprinted in Father’s Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40’ Orphyte, Inc. 2013); Reprinted in Life After Ashes (Alliteration Ink 2015)

 

Writing Articles and Reviews:

  • Cause Ways, Eighth Day Genesis: A Worldbuilding Codex for Writers and Creatives, Edited by Sabrina Klein (Alliteration Ink 2012)

  • The Right Rites for Writing Groups (with Richard Holinger), The SFWA Bulletin, (Vol. 44, Issue 4; Fall 2010)

  • How Role-Playing Gaming Makes You (Or, at Least Me) a Better Writer, The SFWA Bulletin, (Vol. 44, Issue 3; August-September 2010)

  • A Gamer’s View of the Movies, Film Review Column in Knights of the Dinner Table (Comic Book), Issues #14 to #27 (Kenzer and Company 1997-1999)

  • Parliamentary Debate Is More Serious Than You Think: Forensics at the University of Chicago, Speaker and Gavel, Vol. 15, No. 2 (1978); Re-printed in Reasoned Rationales: Exploring the Educational Value of Debate, Edited by Joseph P. Zompetti (International Debate Education Association, 2011)

 

Judge:

  • Project Publish (BATV)

 

Gaming Materials:

 

  • Battle of the Bones, Elminster’s Ecologies:  Appendix I (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1995)

  • Undermountain II Adventures, Ruins of Undermountain II:  The Deep Levels Boxed Set (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1993)

  • Beneath the Twisted Tower,  Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting Boxed Set (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1993)

  • Rainy Days and Mundanes Always Get Me Down, Polyhedron #77 (RPGA® Network 1993)

  • Darkest Before the Dawn, Timemaster® (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 1991, 1992)

  • Dark Creeper, Dark Stalker, Dune Stalker, Faux Faerie, Firedrake, Fog Giant, Gambado, Gibberling, Monstrous Compendium, Fiend Folio Appendix (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1992)

  • Hero (with Jay Tummelson), Polyhedron #68 (RPGA® Network 1992)

  • Miss Him, Miss Him, Miss Him (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson), Timemaster® (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 1990, 1991)

  • Additional Material, Chill® 2nd Edition (Mayfair Games, Inc. 1990)

  • No Dice (with Richard Bingle), Polyhedron #52 (RPGA® Network 1990)

  • Food Vat 42/X, The DOA Sector Travelogue, Paranoia® (West End Games 1989)

 

RPGA® Network Sanctioned Game Tournaments:

 

  • Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition:

    • Night of the Living Kender

    • Hero (with Jay Tummelson) (1st Place, 1989 RPGA® Network Scenario Design Contest)(Published in Polyhedron #68)

    • Don’t Go There (with Saul Resnikoff)

  • Battle Cattle:

    • Let Loose the Sheep of War (with Tom Prusa)

  • Bond:

    • Bond, Fluffy Bond (with Richard Bingle) (1991 Gamers' Choice Award for Best RPGA® Network Tournament)

  • Chill:

    • Down on the Farm (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

    • I Lost My Heart in San Francisco (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

    • Til Death Do You Part (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

  • Dream Park:

    • The Modern Pirate Game (with Tim White)

  • Paranoia:

    • Vat's Entertainment

    • Role: Die Six

    • Red Dawn's Early Lite

    • Beyond (1st Place, 1990 Invitational Game Masters Design Contest)

    • Gratuitous Sects and Violets (2nd Place, 1992 Invitational Game Masters Design Contest)

    • Flee Market

    • Nothing Complex

    • No Dice! (with Richard Bingle) (Polyhedron #52)

    • Down into the Depths (with Richard Bingle)

  • Timemaster:

    • Darkest Before the Dawn (2nd Place, 1991 RPGA Network Club Scenario Design Contest)

    • Miss Him, Miss Him, Miss Him (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

    • J'Adoube (I Adjust) (with William A. Sherman)

    • Thirty Seconds and Counting (with William A. Sherman)

    • White Star Crossing (with Mary Terese Zalapi)

Memberships

 

  • International Thriller Writers

  • Horror Writers Association

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

  • International Association of Media Tie-In Writers

  • Humor Writers of America

  • GenCon Writers' Symposium

  • Origins Game Fair Library

2010 - present

2010 - present

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