Welcome to the official website of Hugo-nominated editor and 7 time #1 bestselling author Bryan Thomas Schmidt. We’re so glad you’re here!

A critically praised writer and editor of speculative fiction and nonfiction, Bryan also has experience as a screenwriter, technical writer, musician and composer. His works have been published in a variety of places from online ‘zines to magazines and newspapers and even a few corporate manuals. And in the very near future, we expect he’ll have several film credits as well.

His books and anthologies have been released through many publishers, including Blackstone Publishing, IDW, Baen Books, St. Martin’s Press, Fairwood Press, Titan Books, Journal Stone, and WordFire Press. Novels Bryan has edited include The Martian (2014) by New York Times bestseller Andy Weir, My Big Fat Demonslayer Wedding (2014) by New York Times bestseller Angie Fox, Oshenerth (2015) by New York Times bestseller Alan Dean Foster, City of Angels (2016) and Jupiter Game (forthcoming) by New York Times bestseller Todd J. McCaffrey, and A Game of Authors (2013) by Frank Herbert, amongst others.

Bryan has also edited or written gaming content for Wars (Decipher Inc/Grain Quest Press), Dark Expanse (Deorc), and Ascension (Stoneblade) as well as writing tie-in fiction in The X-Files, Predator, Aliens Vs. Predators, Monster Hunter International, Joe Ledger, Rot and Ruin, and DECIPHER’S Wars.

He regularly attends and presents at conventions and events around the world including San Diego Comic Con, the World Science Fiction Convention (various locations), Comicpalooza, New York Comic Con, and more. He resides outside Kansas City with four cats and two dogs. His fiancee and kids are currently overseas.

Find out more through the links in the menus above. Thanks for visiting!

Newest Releases:

Author: Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Series: The Jason Maxx/Shortcut Thrillers
Released: September 2023
Publisher: Villainous Press
978-1-62225-1940 hc | 978-1-62225-1957 pb | B0CF6SSSST ebook
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Editors: Robert Silverberg & Bryan Thomas Schmidt
Series: None
Cover Artist: Alex Cruz
Released: July 2023
Publisher: Blackstone Publishing
ISBN: 978-1665109659 (hardcover) / B0BY3SLXN9 (ebook) / B0BV39Z6CC (audio)

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I also have a video series called Novel Writing Boot Camp based on How To Write a Novel: The Fundamentals of Fiction that consists of 11 short how-to videos on writing which you can find here or under the NWBC menu above. Here’s a teaser.