Edward M. Turner

Status Quo, fiction, June 1, 2008

Birthdate? April 6, 1954

When did you start writing? August, 1986

When and what and where did you first get published? 1995, Newspaper Essay, Marblehead, MA.

Why do you write? I must, I am compelled.

Why do you write Science Fiction and/or Fantasy? I write anything,including sci-fi and fantasy.

Who is your favorite author? Your favorite story? Bernard Cornwell. Misery-by Anton Chekhov.

What are you trying to say with your fiction? I am here, this is me.

Do you blog? No.

If you could write your own epitaph, what would it say? He loved his wife.

Edward M. Turner grew up in rural Maine in the 1960's, then joined the US Coast Guard after high school. Upon discharge and a few detours doing skilled labor, he attended a community college on the GI Bill and began writing. Since 1995 he's published poems, newspaper essays, short stories, and novels. Today Ed lives in Biddeford, Maine with his wife, Amy and her black cat, Tina.