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Rick Shaw – Rick’s interest in writing started as a student in the community college system, with a pair of extraordinary English professors who taught him to write effectively through spec fiction. Thirty-plus years later, their impact is evident through two degrees in History, a Masters of Knowledge Management, doctoral study in Medical Information Science, and a career in higher education administration managing information technology operations.

Though now retired from higher ed, Rick remains a life-long learner, writer, and professional geek; though somewhat creatively fickle. His interests span science fiction, alternate-history, adventure, and political thrillers. His novel The Tunguska Deception, was released in June 2023

An USAF veteran, husband, and father to four amazing young men. Rick & his wife make their home just yards from the San Andres Fault.