PAULA M. BLOCK is the co-author of numerous books about the entertainment industry, including STAR TREK: THE ORIGINAL SERIES 365, STAR TREK 101, MONK: THE OFFICIAL EPISODE GUIDE, THE 4400:THE OFFICIAL COMPANION, STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE COMPANION, THE SECRETS OF STAR TREK: INSURRECTION, STAR TREK: ACTION! and THE MAGIC OF TRIBBLES. She is also the co-editor of Pocket Books' popular short story series STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS. Over the course of her lengthy and eclectic career in publishing, she has been a columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times, the Midwest correspondent for Biotechnology Newswatch, and the International Editor for Chemical Week. After nineteen years overseeing and editing licensed publishing for Paramount Pictures and CBS, Paula moved to Southern Oregon with her husband, author Terry J. Erdmann, and their two collies, Shadow and Mandy. The scenery may be different, but the writing goes on!