Luc Reid is a Writers of the Future winner whose fiction and nonfiction have also appeared in Clarkesworld, Strange Horizons, Abyss & Apex, and other venues. He's the founder of the Codex online neo-pro writers' group at www.codexwriters.com; author of Talk the Talk: The Slang of 65 American Subcultures (Writers Digest Books, 2006) at www.subculturetalk.com; a founding member of flash fiction group The Daily Cabal, on which site well over a hundred of his stories have appeared (www.dailycabal.com); a former radio commentator for Jacksonville, Florida NPR affiliate WJCT; and a columnist for Futurismic (www.futurismic.com) with his Brain Hacks for Writers series.
Reid's writing Web site is www.lucreid.com. He blogs sporadically about writing at reidwrite.livejournal.com and posts five articles a week on tactics and insights for self-motivation at www.willpowerengine.com . His eBook The Writing Engine: A Practical Guide to Writing Motivation, is available for PDF download on his site (free) as well as for Kindle. You can find him on Twitter @lucreid.
Reid's latest book is Bam! 172 Hellaciously Quick Stories, initially available for Kindle only. Bam! follows normal people in strange and impossible situation, with stories of Cinderella's divorce, the Monkey God, the Robot Insurrection, the world ending at least 8 different ways, and much more.