Benjamin M. Weilert

Goodreads Author


Born
in Fort Collins, CO, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Influences

Member Since
August 2012

URL


Benjamin M. Weilert was born in Colorado in 1985.
While he went to school for Mechanical Engineering (eventually earning a Master’s Degree), he has found science to be interesting enough to write fiction about it. He likes to classify his novels as “science fantasy”, wherein the science is real and (semi) accurate, but portrayed in a fantasy setting to make it accessible to non-scientific readers. If you want stories that are surreptitiously educational, he’s your man.

Prior to 2009, Benjamin wrote a collection short stories that he had hoped to combine into a novel. While this never happened, he has used the experience to his benefit. One of these short stories, as well as a few poems of his were published in the Colorado School of Mines’ cr
...more

To ask Benjamin M. Weilert questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Benjamin M. Weilert I have a few works in progress right now, and I'm really excited about all of them.
- The Constellation Tournament: I finished writing this trilogy in…more
I have a few works in progress right now, and I'm really excited about all of them.
- The Constellation Tournament: I finished writing this trilogy in November of 2015 and now I'm in the process of editing and getting it polished up so I can publish.
- Jurassic Manor: This short story will be appearing in "The Midnight Writers' Anthology 2016", which has the theme of "Domesticated Velociraptors". I'm also editing this work and hope to submit by the end of April.
- 14er Father: I haven't started writing this one, but I'm collecting data right now so it'll be easier to write come November of 2016.(less)
Benjamin M. Weilert In isolation, I was alone with my thoughts. It's just that my thoughts were manifested as a psychopathic killer who tortured me for fun.
Average rating: 4.21 · 14 ratings · 9 reviews · 6 distinct works
The Fluxion Trilogy

4.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2014 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
First Name Basis (The Fluxi...

3.25 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Second to None (The Fluxion...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Third Degree (The Fluxi...

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Fourteener Father: a memoir...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Domesticated Velociraptors

by
4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Benjamin M. Weilert…

This post was originally written for the NaNoWriMo blog. You can check it out here (it’s been slightly modified, but the content’s basically the same).


I’m an engineer. While most of my colleagues use this as an excuse to keep themselves from writing anything, I argue it’s the reason they need to be the best writers. The concepts engineers can create in their minds still need to be communicate...

Read more of this blog post »
 •  0 comments  •  flag
Twitter icon
Published on November 20, 2018 14:00
First Name Basis Second to None The Third Degree
(3 books)
by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

The Green Ember
Benjamin is currently reading
by S.D. Smith (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
1001 Movies You M...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Benjamin’s Recent Updates

Benjamin M. Weilert wrote a new blog post

This post was originally written for the NaNoWriMo blog. You can check it out here (it’s been slightly modified, but the content’s basically the s... Read more of this blog post »
Benjamin has completed the 2018 Reading Challenge
7501
Benjamin has completed his goal of reading 80 books for the 2018 Reading Challenge!
 
Create your own 2018 Reading Challenge »
Benjamin finished reading
Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon by John August
Rate this book
Clear rating
Benjamin finished reading
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Rate this book
Clear rating
Benjamin is currently reading
The Green Ember by S.D.   Smith
Rate this book
Clear rating
Benjamin entered a giveaway
The Martin Chronicles by John Fried
The Martin Chronicles
by John Fried
75 copies available, ends on November 25, 2018 Enter to win »
Benjamin rated a book really liked it
Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
Rate this book
Clear rating
When it comes to the Ender saga, I was excited to read the direct sequel to  Ender’s Game Ender in Exile. After all,  Speaker for the Dead  was set so far after the events in Ender’s Game that there was a distinct division between the first book in ...more
Benjamin rated a book really liked it
The Astronaut's Son by Tom Seigel
The Astronaut's Son
by Tom Seigel (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
***THIS BOOK WAS RECEIVED FROM A GOODREADS GIVEAWAY***

While the modern landscape for space exploration is expanding in ways that are very exciting, it’s interesting to read a story set in the early 2000’s that actually accomplishes something that has
...more
Benjamin is currently reading
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Rate this book
Clear rating
Benjamin finished reading
Ender in Exile by Orson Scott Card
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Benjamin's books…
“Life is too short to spend any time focusing on the negative.”
Benjamin M. Weilert

“Life is too short to spend any time focusing on the negative.”
Benjamin M. Weilert

“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

“Creativity is knowing how to hide your sources”
C.E.M. Joad

103713 Authors & Reviewers — 4120 members — last activity 3 hours, 25 min ago
A&R is about helping authors promote their books. If you are a reviewer or a blogger, and you don't mind writing a honest review, then come and join u ...more
88854 The Circle: for readers/beta readers/critiques/reviews/free reads — 1582 members — last activity Nov 20, 2018 10:42AM
A circle of people preparing to publish their next/first book. Looking for beta readers? A critiquing partner? A review? Just looking for a free read? ...more
216661 New Author Review Exchange — 606 members — last activity Nov 03, 2018 12:34PM
This is a legitimate book review Exchange group. Readers post their books which are inn need of reviews, each in its own topic, and other authors post ...more
71494 Book Review Club — 1790 members — last activity 14 hours, 18 min ago
This group is to help authors to achieve more-HONEST-reviews by reviewing freely provided books/ARCs. Rather than post scathing reviews, the reader mi ...more
154447 Support for Indie Authors — 13422 members — last activity 1 hour, 3 min ago
Officially 10k Members Strong & Climbing!! Building and supporting a community of self-published authors dedicated to both sharing experiences and lea ...more
50920 Beta Reader Group — 13925 members — last activity 3 hours, 35 min ago
A place to connect writers with Beta readers. Sometimes writers get so involved in the plot they can't see the wood for the trees. Hang on a sec'--tha ...more
78683 Review Group — 3554 members — last activity 6 hours, 4 min ago
Reviews are very important for Self-Published (SP), and Indie authors, just as they are for others. Unfortunately, though, many SP/Indie books don't g ...more
More of Benjamin’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.