Writing Resume'

 

 

 

                      Donald J. Bingle

                              5N085 Crane Road

                              St. Charles, Illinois 60175

                              630-587-3358 (h)

                              312-807-4248 (o)

                              orphyte@aol.com

                                                    

Novels:

Net Impact (Alliteration Ink 2011) ("... a bit of The DaVinci Code with some James Bond and a modern virtual reality spin." Game Night Reviews)

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GREENSWORD: A Tale of Extreme Global Warming (Five Star 2009) ("Science fiction has always been a great vehicle for biting satire and social commentary -- from H.G. Wells' The Time Machine right on up to Donald Bingle's engrossing GREENSWORD.  Bingle is a terrific writer."  Hugo and Nebula Award Winner, Robert J. Sawyer)

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Forced Conversion (Five Star 2004) ("Visceral, bloody -- and one hell of a page turner! Bingle tackles the philosophical issues surrounding uploaded consciousness in a fresh, exciting way.   This is the debut of a major novelist -- don't miss it."  Robert J. Sawyer, Hugo Award-winning author of Hominids)

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Novella:                       

Dogged Determination (as Reagan Hill), Love-Haight #4, Edited by Jean Rabe, Mel Odom, and Donald J. Bingle (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

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Perfect, The Players of Gilean: Tales from the World of Krynn, a Dragonlance Anthology Edited by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast 2003)

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Novellette:

The Quest, Fellowship Fantastic, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 1: Tales of Gamers and Gaming (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Screenplay:

For Queen and Queenie (Semi-Finalist Fifth Annual Screenwriter’s Project Screenplay Contest; Quarter-Finalist 1998 Maui Writers Conference Screenwriting Competition)

Television Pilot Treatment:

Avatars/Download

Short Fiction:

Remembering Well, Bard's Tale, Edited by Doc Myerson (Blackspoon Press 2014)

Future Futures, Apollo's Daughters, Edited by Bryan Young (Silence in the Library 2014)

Dark Energy, Beast Within 4: Gears & Growls, Edited by Jennifer Brozek (Graveside Tales 2014)

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A Brief Biography of Baron Otto von Korek (1717-1783), Brigadier-General of the Prussian Army, Ret., Forging Freedom II, Edited by Val Muller & Eric Egger (Freedom Forge Press 2014)

Someday, The Crimson Pact, Volume 5, Edited by Paul Genesse (Iron Dragon Books 2013); Re-released in Crimson Life/Crimson Death (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Second Banana Republic, Sidekicks, Edited by Sarah Hans (Alliteration Ink 2013)

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The Eye-Candy of Argon, Released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 6: Not-So-Heroic Fantasy (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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Rejecting the Anthropocene; Released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 5: Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance Horror & Steam (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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For Every Time, A Season, Time-Traveled Tales, Edited by Jean Rabe (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2012); Re-printed (Silence in the Library 2013); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 7: Shadow Realities (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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MAKESHIFT, now available on Kindle (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2012); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 6: Not-So-Heroic Fantasy (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012); Re-released in Time-Traveled Tales 2 (Slilence in the Library 2014)

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Season's Critiquings, Spec the Halls, Edited by Steven Saus (Alliteration Ink 2011)

  Buy it here.

Dark Garden, Crimson Pact, Volume 2, Edited by Paul Genesse (Alliteration Ink 2011); Re-released in Crimson Life/Crimson Death (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Day of the Shadows, Carnage & Consequences, Edited by Marc Tassin & Friends (Walkabout Publishing, Inc. 2011); Re-released on Kindle and Nook in Triumph Over Tragedy: An Anthology for the Victims of Hurricane Sandy, Edited by R.T. Kaelin (Terrene Press 2013); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 7: Shadow Realities (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Dashed Hopes, Hot & Steamy:  Tales of Steampunk Romance, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2011); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 5: Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance Horror & Steam (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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Solitary Life, The Crimson Pact:  Volume 1, Edited by Paul Genesse (Alliteration Ink 2011); Re-released in Crimson Life/Crimson Death (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Rural Route, Boondocks Fantasy, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2011); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 7: Shadow Realities (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Means to an End, Blue Kingdoms:  Mages and Magic, Edited by Stephen D. Sullivan and Jean Rabe (Walkabout Publishing 2010); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 6: Not-So-Heroic Fantasy (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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F Isn't for Freefall, Love & Rockets, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010
); Re-released in Dance Like a Monkey, Edited by Jean Rabe (Silence in the Library 2014)

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Foggy Goggles, Steampunk'd, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 5: Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance Horror & Steam (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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Gentlemanly Horrors of Mine Alone, Story #9 in The Chain Story Project, Coordinated by Mike Stackpole (2010); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 5: Tales of an Altered Past Powered by Romance, Horror, and Steam (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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Buy a soft-bound chapbook copy here.  Or you can purchase my story on Kindle.

A Passion for Time Travel, Timeshares, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2010); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 3: Tales Out of Time (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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BunRabs, Zombie Raccoons and Killer Bunnies, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2009); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 2: Tales of Humorous Horror (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2011); Re-released in Monsters!, edited by Kelly Swails (Origins Game Fair Anthology 2014)

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Gaming Circle, Gamer Fantastic, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2009); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 1: Tales of Gamers and Gaming (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Eye Witness, Catopolis, Edited by Janet Deaver-Pack and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

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Suburban Legend, Imaginary Friends, Edited by John Marco and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 4: Grim, Fair e-Tales (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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www.karmassist.com, The Dimension Next Door, Edited by Kerrie Hughes and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 7: Shadow Realities (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Attached to the Land, Future Americas, Edited by John Helfers and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

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Homo, Front Lines, Edited by Denise Little (DAW Books, Inc. 2008)

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Cursory Review, Pandora's Closet, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 2: Tales of Humorous Horror (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Loser Takes All, If I Were an Evil Overlord, Edited by Russell Davis and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 1: Tales of Gamers and Gaming (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Standing Still, Time Twisters, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2007); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 3: Tales Out of Time (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Running Free, Furry Fantastic, Edited by Jean Rabe, Brian Thomsen, and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2006); Re-released on Kindle (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2012)

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Fellow Traveler, Fantasy Gone Wrong, Edited by Brittiany Koren and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2006); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 6: Not-So-Heroic Fantasy (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2012); Re-released in Heroes, edited by Kelly Swails (Silence in the Library 2014)

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Psycho Physics, Slipstreams, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg and John Helfers (DAW Books, Inc. 2006); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 7: Shadow Realities (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2014)

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Hell to Pay, All Hell Breaking Loose, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2005); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 2:  Tales of Humorous Horror (54°40 Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Grok, Renaissance Faire, Edited by Andre Norton and Jean Rabe (DAW Books, Inc. 2005); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 4:  Grim, Fair e-Tales (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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PartsTransformers Legends, Edited by David Cian (iBooks, Inc. 2004)

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Artists Only, Carnival/Circus, Edited by Jean Rabe (Lone Wolf Productions 2004); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 4: Grim, Fair e-Tales (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Patience, Sol’s Children, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2002)

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Dragon’s Throat, The Search for Magic: Tales from the War of Souls, A Dragonlance Anthology Edited by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman (Wizards of the Coast 2001)

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Knowing She Would, Historical Hauntings, Edited by Jean Rabe and Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2000); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 3: Tales Out of Time (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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Stew, Civil War Fantastic, Edited by Martin H. Greenberg (DAW Books, Inc. 2000); Re-released in Stalking the Wild Hare, edited by John Helfers, Chris Pierson, Marc Tassin, and Jean Rabe (Walkabout Publishing 2010); Re-released on Kindle in Writer on Demand Vol. 4: Grim, Fair e-Tales (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2011)

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An Elemental Conversation, Earth, Air, Fire, Water: Tales of the Eternal Archives 2, Edited by Margaret Weis (DAW Books, Inc. 1999)

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Still Serviceable, MechForce Quarterly, Winter 1999, Edited by Jean Rabe (FASA, Inc. 1999)

Memoir:

Tree of Enlightenment, Father's Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

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Work Mode, Father's Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

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Father's Day, 1st Place, California Literary Arts Society Annual Memoir Contest (2009); 2nd Place Non-Fiction West Suburban Living Annual Writing and Photography Contest 2005; Re-printed in Father's Day Deluxe 3-Pack Edition (54°40' Orphyte, Inc. 2013)

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Poetry:

AARP Card, Arts Beat:  Your Guide to Enjoying the Arts in the Fox Valley, Summer/Fall 2005

Writing Articles and Reviews:

Cause Ways, Eighth Day Genesis: A Worldbuilding Codex for Writers and Creatives, Edited by Sabrina Klein (Alliteration Ink 2012)

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The Right Rites for Writing Groups, The SFWA Bulletin (Vol. 44, Issue 4; Fall 2010) (with Richard Holinger)

How Role-Playing Gaming Makes You (Or, at Least Me) a Better Writer, The SFWA Bulletin (Vol. 44, Issue 3; August-September 2010)

A Gamer’s View of the Movies, Film Review Column in Knights of the Dinner Table (Comic Book), Issues #14 to #27 (Kenzer and Company 1997-1999)

Parliamentary Debate Is More Serious Than You Think: Forensics at the University of Chicago, Speaker and Gavel, Vol. 15, No. 2 (1978); Re-released in Reasoned Rationales: Exploring the Educational Value of Debate, Edited by Joseph P. Zompetti (International Debate Education Association, 2011)

Gaming Materials:

Battle of the Bones, Elminster’s Ecologies: Appendix I (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1995)

Undermountain II Adventures, Ruins of Undermountain II: The Deep Levels Boxed Set (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1993)

Beneath the Twisted Tower in "Shadowdale" volume of Forgotten Realms Campaign Setting Boxed Set (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1993)

Rainy Days and Mundanes Always Get Me Down, Polyhedron #77 (RPGAŽ Network 1993)

Darkest Before the Dawn, TimemasterŽ (54° 40' Orphyte, Inc. 1991, 1992)

Dark Creeper, Dark Stalker, Dune Stalker, Faux Faerie, Firedrake, Fog Giant, Gambado, Gibberling, Monstrous Compendium, Fiend Folio Appendix (AD&D 2nd Ed.) (TSR, Inc. 1992)

Hero (with Jay Tummelson), Polyhedron #68 (RPGAŽ Network 1992)

Miss Him, Miss Him, Miss Him (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson), TimemasterŽ (54° 40' Orphyte, Inc. 1990, 1991)

Additional Material, ChillŽ 2nd Edition (Mayfair Games, Inc. 1990)

No Dice (with Richard Bingle), Polyhedron #52 (RPGAŽ Network 1990)

Food Vat 42/X, The DOA Sector Travelogue, ParanoiaŽ (West End Games 1989)

RPGAŽ Network Sanctioned Game Tournaments:

Advanced Dungeons & Dragons, 2nd Edition

Night of the Living Kender

Hero (with Jay Tummelson) (1st Place, 1989 RPGAŽ Network Club Scenario Design Contest) (Published in Polyhedron #68)

Don’t Go There (with Saul Resnikoff)

Battle Cattle

Let Loose the Sheep of War (with Tom Prusa)

Bond

Bond, Fluffy Bond (with Richard Bingle) (1991 Gamers' Choice Award for Best RPGAŽ Network Tournament

Chill

Down on the Farm (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

I Lost My Heart in San Francisco (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

Til Death Do You Part (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

Dream Park

The Modern Pirate Game (with Tim White)

Paranoia

Vat's Entertainment

Role: Die Six

Red Dawn's Early Lite

Beyond (1st Place, 1990 Invitational Game Masters Design Contest)

Gratuitous Sects and Violets (2nd Place, 1992 Invitational Game Masters Design Contest)

Flee Market

Nothing Complex

No Dice! (with Richard Bingle) (Published in Polyhedron #52)

Down into the Depths (with Richard Bingle)

Timemaster

Darkest Before the Dawn (2nd Place, 1991 RPGA Network Club Scenario Design Contest)

Miss Him, Miss Him, Miss Him (with Linda Bingle and Jay Tummelson)

J'Adoube (I Adjust) (with William A. Sherman)

Thirty Seconds and Counting (with William A. Sherman)

White Star Crossing (with Mary Terese Zalapi)

Employment:

FREELANCE WRITER (Current).

K&L GATES, LLP (formerly BELL, BOYD & LLOYD, LLP)  (1979 – 1992; 1999 – 2013): Partner practicing in the corporate and securities group. Admitted to the Illinois Bar - 1979.

BOSTON CHICKEN, INC. (1992 – 1996): Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary. Admitted to Colorado Bar - 1995.

Education:

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL, Chicago, Illinois: J.D., 1979….1978 Karl Llewellyn Cup (Moot Court) Champion….Chancellor (Director of Debate) for The Chicago Debating Society in 1977-1978 and 1978-1979.

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois: A.B., 1976, with general honors in political science….Phi Beta Kappa….Howell Murray-Alumni Association Award….Master (President) of The Chicago Debating Society in 1974-1975 and 1975-1976….Keeper of the World’s Largest Kazoo.

Memberships:

International Thriller Writers; Horror Writers Association; Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.; International Association of Media Tie-In Writers; GenCon Writers Symposium; Origins Game Fair Library; St. Charles Writers Group.

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