Ryk Brown


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Born in 1960 and raised on an overdose of television, NASA, and science fiction, Ryk Brown has worked as a cook, rock guitarist, stage lighting technician, and paramedic. He currently resides in Northern California with his wife, daughter, and cat. By day he fixes computers, and by night he creates stories.
Having spent his entire life "thinking stuff up", the advent of digital publishing has finally given him an excuse to write it all down and share it with others. ("Others" meaning someone other than his poor wife and daughter.)
A long-time fan of all things science and space, his goal is to write and publish an on-going series of sci-fi adventures. To be set in his own version of humanity's future, his characters will explore the vast reac
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Ever since Amazon introduced Kindle Unlimited, we authors have been at the mercy of the beast. Over the years, Amazon has implemented poorly conceived, and poorly enforced systems, resulting in a significant loss in revenue for authors for every book that is read through Kindle Unlimited rather than being purchased. Scammers play the system, costing us even more in lost revenue, and Amazon does li

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“It is easier to live a lie in peace than to die for the truth. As long as life is good, most of them simply do not care.”
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“The one truth he knew above all else was that faith had no power unless it was chosen freely.”
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“In the end you only answer to yourself!”
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