Les has 14 books in print, including two on writing techniques, two short story collections, and several thrillers and noir novels. He wrote his first screenplay in literally two days and it was a semifinalist in the Nicholl's. His second was a semifinalist in the Writer's Guild competition and a finalist in the Best of Austin competition. He coaches writers on their novels and teaches a private online writing class and co-teaches a class on fiction with author Jenny Milchman for the New York Writer's Workshop. He is an excon and has since taken a vow of poverty (became a full-time writer).
Name: Les Edgerton
Lives in: Fort Wayne, Indiana