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Dennis Meredith

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Dennis Meredith brings to his novels an expertise in science from his career as a science communicator at some of the country's leading research universities, including MIT, Caltech, Cornell, Duke and the University of Wisconsin. He has worked with science journalists at all the nation's major newspapers, magazines, and radio and TV networks and has written well over a thousand news releases and magazine articles on science and engineering over his career.

He has served on the executive board of the National Association of Science Writers and has written numerous articles and guidebooks on science writing and science communication. He has also served as a judge and manager for the NASW Science-in-Society Awards and the AAAS Science Writing A
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Dennis Meredith Thanks so much, Darlene, for the kind words! Yes, I always wanted to write, even in high school. And I always loved science and science fiction. As I …moreThanks so much, Darlene, for the kind words! Yes, I always wanted to write, even in high school. And I always loved science and science fiction. As I recall, my first short story was about an alien pilot, looking desperately for a planet with an evolved civilization. I built the suspense, but didn't tell the reader why he was so incredibly desperate. It turned out, the bathroom on his ship had broken, and he had to go really, really badly!(less)
Dennis Meredith My interests have always been in the impact of science and technology on people, and my next book, The Happy Chip [www.TheHappyChip.com] reflects that…moreMy interests have always been in the impact of science and technology on people, and my next book, The Happy Chip [www.TheHappyChip.com] reflects that interest. We're publishing it early next year. It explores the consequences of corporations' collecting more and more personal data on people, and the point at which knowledge becomes control. It's about a corporation, NeoHappy, Inc., that develops a nanochip injected into the body that measures people's hormone levels to quantify how much they like a person or product. But the corporation has a motive beyond giving people knowledge to help them lead more fulfilling lives. NeoHappy secretly creates a control chip, and then... (well, you'll just have to read the book!)(less)
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[image error]Novelists are often asked how they get their plot ideas. I get many of the plots for my science thrillers to pop into my noggin from extensive reading about science and technology. However, sometimes the idea will come before any

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