Ben S. Reeder
We are thrilled to welcome author Ben S Reeder as a featured guest at our ICT Comic con and Science Fiction Expo Year 3.0 event. Ben S Reeder is best know for his The Demon’s Apprentice Series as well as the Zompoc survivor Series. His novel Charm School was recently nominated for Best Fantasy Novel for the Dragon Con Award.
Ben Reeder’s parents claim they found him in a pineapple patch in Hawaii and brought him home, which was their way of telling him that he was adopted. Hen South Texas reading Tolkien, Asimov, and Robert E. Howard. Ben has always loved telling stories, and in high school, he wrote pulp style action adventures for his friends. Ben has been filling notebooks and hard drives with stories and ideas ever since.
After graduating from Calallen High School, Ben joined the Air Force to see the world. The Air Force had other ideas, and he ended up in Kansas. Since serving his country, Ben has had a myriad of jobs. He has worked in a video arcade, on a farm, selling ads, a clerk in a convenience store, scanning medical records, and has been a manager and in a New Age bookstore.
Over the years, he learned archery and sword fighting in the Society for Creative Anachronisms, Trained to be a massage therapist, has attained his second level in reiki and can list a dozen other skills that have no particular use outside of an historical recreation event or one of his stories.
Currently, Ben lives in Springfield Missouri with his girlfriend Randi, and a pride of cats, led by their little gray queen, Dora.