- Robert E. Vardeman
Robert Edward Vardeman (sometimes called Vardebob) (1947- ) is an American
science fictionfan and writer. He got his start in writing by writing for science fiction fanzines, and was nominated for the 1972 Hugo Awardfor Best Fan Writer. He is the author of more than fifty fantasy and science fiction novels. He created the " Cenotaph Road" series of science fantasynovels; co-wrote the "Swords of Raemllyn" series (with George W. Proctor) and the " The War of Powers" series with Victor Milan; and wrote "", a story. He wrote the original story novel " Mutiny on the Enterprise" focusing on Captain Kirkbattling his own crew.
He wrote the "Keys to Paradise" fantasy series under the pseudonymn "Daniel Moran," unaware of the existence of writer
Daniel Keys Moran. He also wrote from Tom Swift IIIand "The Microbots", part of the Tom Swift IVseries of books; as well as writing numerous westerns under various pen names, including Karl Lassiter.
Vardeman is a longtime resident of Albuquerque,
New Mexico. He graduated from the University of New Mexicowith a B.S. in physicsand a M.S. in materials engineering. He worked for Sandia National Laboratoriesin the Solid State Physics Research Department before becoming a full-time writer.
* [http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/v/robert-e-vardeman/ Vardeman bibliography]
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