R.K. Troughton

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Kansas City, MO, The United States


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R.K. Troughton has worked in the engineering field for twenty years, developing cutting edge products that are the first of their kind.

He has co-written a screenplay with one of the world’s leaders in the research of artificial intelligence, Dr. Hugo de Garis, and has placed in the quarterfinals of the prestigious Nicholl Fellowships, which is presented each year by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

He studied writing at the University of Kansas under the direction of James Gunn, where he also enjoyed the tutelage of Frederik Pohl and others.

Troughton is the author of numerous science fiction and fantasy screenplays and short stories that have received critical acclaim. His first novel, Elves: Aza'kor, will be available soo

Loncon 3

Last year I was able to travel to Worldcon in San Antonio. Regrettably this year I will be unable to make the trek across the sea to the Worldcon in London.

In honor of Loncon 3, I've made some writing samples free to download from Amazon.com.

Elves: The Syyl is a fantasy short that sets the stage for future tales. Originally based off of a screenplay I wrote. The next installment in the series I ho Read more of this blog post »
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The Geno Virus

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Elves: The Syyl (Legends of...

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