David Lee Summers is author of the novel Vampires of the Scarlet Order and the "Old Star" science fiction trilogy. He's also the author of numerous science fiction, fantasy and horror short stories and poems that have appeared in such places as Realms of Fantasy and The Santa Clara Review. David also edits the science fiction and fantasy magazine, Tales of the Talisman, serves as a book editor for LBF Books, and a consulting editor for El Paso Community College's literary magazine, Chrysalis. In addition to his work with the written word, he is also an astronomer who has discovered variable stars and worked in the field of robotic telescopes. David has presented writing workshops to elementary, middle school, high school, and adult audiences on various topics including "how to start a story," "writing about places real and imagined," "family stories," and "speculative poetry." He has appeared on numerous panels at science fiction conventions and book festivals that have covered numerous science fiction, fantasy and horror topics.
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