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About meWhen Andy was ten years old, he wrote his first book.

Attack of the Dinosaurs was seventeen pages long, variously single- and double spaced, with rough cut cardboard backing and a masking tape and white yarn binding.

It was the heart-pounding tale of Alaskan scientists using nuclear bombs to prospect for gasoline and—as happens all too often—inadvertently waking frozen dinosaurs. Without giving away too much, things didn’t end well for the dinosaurs. (Things never end well for the dinosaurs.)

He fell in love with writing and promised himself that, one day, he’d write an even longer book.

Then, one evening many years later while reading bedtime stories to his daughter and son, he thought:

Hmnh. Maybe it’s time.

Andy has been a library page, dairy science programmer, teacher, technical writer, healthcare software developer, and official Corporate Philosopher. He's schooled in computer science, philosophy, and library science. He grew up in a town in Ohio Amish country. He’s a husband, father, and nonprofit web consultant living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, David Brin, Octavia E. Butler, Orson Scott Card, Neil Gaiman, Frank Herbert, Walter M. Miller, Jr., Patrick Rothfuss, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ian Tregillis, Kurt Vonnegut (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttps://thenothingwithin.com

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Member sinceMar 28, 2019

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