Donald J. Bingle

Donald J. Bingle


Saint Charles, Illinois

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January 2013
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About Donald

Best known as the world's top-ranked player of classic role-playing game tournaments for about fifteen years, Donald J. Bingle is now an oft-published author of books, novellas, and shorter stories in the mystery, thriller, science fiction, fantasy, horror, steampunk, romance, comedy, and memoir genres, as well as a frequent panelist and author of articles on writing and writers' groups. He is a full member of the International Thriller Writers, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Horror Writers Association, International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, GenCon Writer's Symposium, Origins Game Fair Library, and St. Charles Writers Group.

Author of Frame Shop, a mystery thriller set in a writers' group, Net Impact, a spy thriller which incorporates real-world conspiracy theories, GREENSWORD, a dark comedy about global warming, and Forced Conversion, a military science fiction novel set in the near future. See my writing and gaming resumes at, including a listing of about fifty anthologies in which I have stories. Some of my previously published stories have been collected by theme in my Writer on Demand TM series and published on Kindle, including Tales of Gamers and Gaming, Tales of Humorous Horror, Tales Out of Time, Grim, Fair e-Tales, Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam, Not-So-Heroic Fantasy, and Shadow Realities. My award-winning short memoir, Father's Day, is also available on Kindle, as are other stand-alone tales.

Unique traits: Can write quickly to length and topic specifications in multiple genres. Has short screenplays or stories that could be used or adapted for short film projects.




    GREENSWORD Thriller They're about to save the world; they just don't want to get caught doing it. GREENSWORD is a darkly comedic eco-thriller the environment, extremism, stupid criminals, and the lengths to which people will go to avoid getting a real job.

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    Protest Seen Other What if they gave a protest and nobody paid attention?

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