J.W. Alden is fascinated with the fantastic. As such, science fiction and fantasy have become his literary domain—though some other weird things sneak in from time to time.
Growing up along the coasts of Florida, James learned to hate the sun and love the shade. While most kids his age spent their weekends at the beach or on the basketball court, he buried himself in books. He now lives just outside West Palm Beach with his wife Allison, who doesn’t mind the odd assortment of musical instruments and medieval weaponry that decorate his office (as long as he tries to brandish the former more often than the latter).
J.W. Alden is a graduate of Odyssey Writing Workshop and a 1st Place Writers of the Future winner. His fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in Nature, Daily Science Fiction, Cast of Wonders, and various other publications. Read more from him at www.AuthorAlden.com. Follow him on twitter at @AuthorAlden.