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Richard Lee Byers

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A resident of the Tampa Bay area, Richard spends much of his leisure time fencing, playing poker, shooting pool and is a frequent guest at Florida science-fiction conventions. His current projects include new novels set in the Forgotten Realms universe and the eBook post-apocalyptic superhero series The Impostor.


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I'm happy to say that I will have a story in the anthology RESONATOR: New Lovecraftian Tales From Beyond, due out in the first half of next year from Martian Migraine Press.

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