Ronald D. Ferguson

The Unicorn Dilemma, fiction, Issue 18, March 1, 2012

Everyplace is Halfway to Somewhere, fiction, Issue 32, September 1, 2015

Let us Go Then, You and I, fiction, Issue 36, September 1, 2016


Birthdate? November 19

When did you start writing? In high school and college but except for publishing four college math textbooks, I didn't start writing fiction seriously until nine years ago. 

When and what and where did you first get published? For Fiction: Daily Science Fiction, "His Brother was a Only Child" in 2011.

What themes do you like to write about? Flawed characters in difficult situations. 
 
What books and/or stories have most resonated with you as an author? Why? How do these stories and their characters find expression in your work? The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. Dune. The City and the Stars. Hyperion. I would love to write stories as imaginative with characters as compelling as these. 

Biography
After years of teaching college mathematics, Ronald D Ferguson decided that writing fiction was more fun. His short fiction has appeared in Daily Science Fiction (3), The Universe Annex of the Grantville Gazette (2), Nature:Futures (3), NewMyths.com (3 including this story), and elsewhere. He lives with his wife and a rescue dog named Cash near the shadow of the Alamo.