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Dan Koboldt is a genetics researcher who has co-authored more than 90 publications in Nature, Science, the New England Journal of Medicine, and other journals. Every fall, he disappears into the woods to pursue whitetail deer with bow and arrow. He lives with his wife and three children in Ohio, where the deer take their revenge by eating all of the plants in his backyard.

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Dan Koboldt Thank you for asking! Yes, I've written the sequel, tentatively entitled The Island Deception. Edit: In May 2016, I announced that Harper Voyager made…moreThank you for asking! Yes, I've written the sequel, tentatively entitled The Island Deception. Edit: In May 2016, I announced that Harper Voyager made an offer for that book and an as-yet-unwritten third volume, tentatively entitled The World Awakening. Look for them in February 2017 and February 2018.(less)
Dan Koboldt In terms of writing strengths, I know I'm stronger at exposition than dialogue. This isn't terribly surprising, since I've done a lot of blogging and …moreIn terms of writing strengths, I know I'm stronger at exposition than dialogue. This isn't terribly surprising, since I've done a lot of blogging and scientific writing (both of which have a narrative). However, I think the most challenging aspect is simply getting words on the page every day. (less)
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The Best of Times and the Worst of Times in 2022

2022 was a strange year in many ways. As it wraps up, I wanted to look back at the things I wrote and edited, as well as some big-picture observations about the publishing industry. New Books in 2022 Somehow, through the quirks and long timetables that seem to pervade publishing, I ended up with three […]

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“The best illusions aren’t a matter of technology, but of performance. First, you open the minds of the audience. Then you fill them with exactly what you want them to know.”
Dan Koboldt, The Rogue Retrieval

“There will always be detractors. If you don’t have them, you don’t matter enough.”
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