is a software developer, having become a slave to Corporate America after spending eleven years in the US Marine Corps. In addition to the numerous credits he shares with friend and co-writer Kevin Dilmore, he is the author of several Star Trek
novels, the science fiction novels The Last World War
, Counterstrike: The Last World War, Book II
and The Genesis Protocol
as well as short stories which have appeared in more than twenty anthologies. He’s also written for web sites such as Syfy.com, Tor.com, and StarTrek.com. He lives in Kansas City with his wife and daughters, but he’s a Florida native and maintains a torrid long-distance romance with his beloved Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Find him on the web at DaytonWard.com.
Still reeling from the knowledge that Star Trek
was a live-action series before it was a Saturday-morning cartoon, Kevin Dilmore is continually grateful for his professional involvement on the fiction and the nonfiction sides of the Star Trek universe for nearly a decade. Since 1997, he has been a contributing writer to Star Trek Communicator
, penning news stories and personality profiles for the bimonthly publication of the Official Star Trek Fan Club. He has written for magazines including Amazing Stories
, Star Wars Kids
. Kevin’s interviews with some of Star Trek
’s most popular authors appear in volumes of the Star Trek Signature Editions
, published by Pocket Books. On the fictional side of things, his short stories include “The Road to Edos” in the Star Trek: New Frontier
anthology No Limits
and “Home on the Strange,” the first installment of Reality Cops: The Continuing Adventures of Vale and Mist
for Phobos Books. With Dayton Ward, he has written the Star Trek: The Next Generation
novels A Time to Sow
and A Time to Harvest
, a story for the anthology Star Trek: Tales of the Dominion War
, eight installments of the continuing ebook series Star Trek: S.C.E.
and the short story “Enemy Unknown!” for Rocket League—The Thrilling Roleplaying Game
by Playus Maximus. Kevin lives in Kansas City, Missouri.