Fee = expenses + $250/day (which is merely the cost of a vacation day off from my regular job as an Environmental Engineer.) Doctor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. Worked at White Sands Missile Range, AT&T Bell Labs, Sandia National Labs, the White House Science Office, and my own start up companies, including one formerly on NASDAQ. SFWA member since 1980. Several hundred SF stories, as well as speculative articles and columns on technology, nanotech, rockets, space, the paranormal and politics, in over 40 magazines and anthologies worldwide. Several hundred speeches, panels, presentations to SF conventions, political gatherings (Libertarian and conservative), Mensa groups, venture capitalists, investors, and elected officials, including White House staff (1992 - 1993), Congresscritters and Senators. Google my name, with and without the middle name (Keith) and the initial (K), for more information.