Mike Brotherton





Mike Brotherton


Born
in Granite City, Illinois, The United States
March 26, 1968

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Mike Brotherton writes hard science-fiction stories with well developed characters.

For a living, Mike is an observational astronomer, researching quasars and active galactic nuclei.

Combining his interest in science fiction writing and astronomy, Mike organizes the yearly Launch Pad workshop, which teaches astronomy to writers of science fiction and fantasy.

About Mike

ASTRONOMY:
When I was six, I wanted to be an astronomer or a paleontologist. When I was twelve I wanted to be a science fiction writer. I went to college at Rice University intending to get a degree in electrical engineering and work for JPL or NASA. I end
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Average rating: 3.36 · 728 ratings · 135 reviews · 8 distinct works · Similar authors
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Running with the Pack

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