Jeffrey A. Carver is the author of more than 15 science fiction novels, including the Nebula-nominated ETERNITY'S END and the Chaos Chronicles. He has also written the official novelization of the SciFi Channel's BATTLESTAR GALACTICA: the Miniseries. Carver's speaking has ranged from school classrooms to large professional gatherings, and he has taught writing in a variety of settings, including the annual New England Young Writers Conference at the Bread Loaf Writing Center in Vermont. He is comfortable on camera, having developed and hosted a distance-learning television series, "Science Fiction and Fantasy Writing"; and he has been interviewed for Boston television news, and has been a guest on National Public Radio's "The Connection." In addition to his author web site, Carver maintains a free online guide to SF writing, at http://www.writesf.com. This site is useful for any aspiring writer, but is geared particularly for young writers. Speaking fees are negotiable, and depend on the subject, audience, and other factors. Inquiries are welcome.