Patrick S. Baker

Starship Trooper's Influence on the American Military, nonfiction, Issue 33, December 1, 2015

Sex and the Single Android, nonfiction, Issue 34, March 1, 2016

To Help Right to Triumph by Use of Force, nonfiction, Issue 36, September 1, 2016

November 22, 1963: Jonbar Hinge, nonfiction, Issue 37, December 1, 2016


Birthday? April 9, 1962  

When  did you start writing? 2012 when I was 50 years old  

When and what and where did you first get published? In November 2012 a  game review of "Panthers in the Fog" for Armchair General online.   

What  themes do you like to write about? Ethics, free will, the military, virtues.    

What  books and/or stories have most resonated with you as an author? Starship Troopers by Robert A. Heinlein, The Falkenberg Legion stories by Jerry Pournelle.

Why? They discuss the military virtues and how to live within them. 

How do these stories and their characters find expression in your work? I try and explore these themes in non-fiction discussions of fictional works
 
Biography
Patrick S. Baker is a U.S. Army Veteran, currently a Department of Defense employee. He holds Bachelor degrees in History and Political Science and a Masters in European History. He has been writing professionally since 2013. His nonfiction has appeared in Strategy and Tactics, Sci Phi Journal, and New Myths. His fiction has appeared in the Sci Phi Journal, Flash Fiction Press as well as the King of Ages, After Avalon and Starward Tales anthologies. In his spare time he reads, works out, plays war-games, and enjoys life with his wife, dog, and two cats.