About the Author
Rick Lawler is a member of the Authors Guild. He is the author of How to Contact World Leaders, an annual listing of the name, title, complete mailing address, phone, fax, e-mail and web address for the leaders of every nation on earth. A companion volume, United Nations Representatives and Foreign Ambassadors to the United States is also published annually. Lawler's other books include MYTH: The Extinction Factor and Valley Fire. He edited a collection of short fiction on the subject of abortion: Abortion Stories: Fiction on Fire. All these titles, with the exception of the Valley Fire book, are available at Amazon.com. Lawler's non-fiction has been published in a wide variety of magazines and newspapers, including Westways, General Aviation News, Young World, The Business Journal, The Fresno Bee, Physicians and Computers, Beyond Reality, Ancient Astronauts, Sales and Marketing Management, National Writer's Club Newsletter and many others. Lawler's fiction, in addition to the stories published here, have appeared in Mature Years, Short Story Disk, GAS, Palace Corbie, Escapade, and others. Lawler spent over five years as editor of weekly newspapers in California. He is a resident of Elk Grove, California, with his wife Alice and children Sara and Sean.