Chuck Wendig

Chuck Wendig is a novelist, screenwriter, and game designer. He’s the author of many published novels, including but not limited to: Blackbirds, The Blue Blazes, the YA Heartland series, and the New York Times bestselling series Star Wars: Aftermath. He is co-writer of the short film Pandemic and the Emmy Award–nominated digital narrative Collapsus. Wendig has contributed over two million words to the game industry. He is also well known for his profane-yet-practical advice to writers, which he dispenses at his blog,, and through several popular ebooks, including The Kick-Ass Writer, published by Writers Digest. He currently lives in the forests of Pennsyltucky with wife, tiny human, and dog.

Books by this Author

The Cormorant
The Complete Double Dead
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'Miriam Black' series trailer

Miriam Black knows how you’re going to die. She merely needs to touch you—skin to skin contact—and she knows how and when your final moments will occur. Read about Miriam in 'Mockingbird', 'Blackbirds', and 'The Cormorant', and look out for the Miriam Black television series currently in development on Starz.