William C. Dietz

William C. Dietz

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in Seattle, Washington, The United States
January 01, 1945




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William Corey Dietz grew up in the Seattle area, spent time with the Navy and Marine Corps as a corpsman, graduated from the University of Washington and worked as a surgical technician, college instructor, and news writer. Later he worked for US West in a number of different marketing communications and public relations related positions, before leaving to accept a job as Director of Public Relations and Marketing for international telephone company edge2net. Dietz has been a full-time writer since 2002.

Among the works from Dietz is also the novel adaptation of the highly rated computer and video game Halo: the book was titled The Flood and released in 2003.

Dietz and his wife Marjorie live near the city of Gig Harbor in Washington State.

Average rating: 3.62 · 19,871 ratings · 1,053 reviews · 71 distinct works · Similar authors
Halo: The Flood
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The Final Battle (Legion, #2)
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Soldier for the Empire (Sta...
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By Blood Alone (Legion, #3)
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Andromeda's Fall (The Prequ...
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By Force of Arms (Legion, #4)
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November 2009, William C. Dietz
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? WD: I have been incredibly fortunate. SS: What is your motto or maxim? WD: Work hard and hope for the best. What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describe perfect happiness? ..." ...More

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“First of all, the Captain rates the honorific ‘sir.’ You will render that honorific or I will plant my foot in your ass.”
William C. Dietz, The Flood

“Polluting his brain with a hunger so base that it would have made him vomit had he had any possession of his own body. The hunger was more than a desire for food, for sex or for power. The hunger was a vacuum, an endless vortex that consumed every thought, every impulse of who and what he was. He tried to scream but it wouldn't let him.”
William C. Dietz

“The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him. NICCOLÒ MACHIAVELLI The Prince Standard year circa 1513”
William C. Dietz, Andromeda's War

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