Clark Nielsen is an American-born author, teacher, and web/game developer who's been writing stories since he was six years old. On the non-fiction side, his influences include David Sedaris and Bill Bryson. But when he's writing sci-fi or fantasy, he turns to Jack Vance and Eiichiro Oda.
Do you keep a dream journal? Well, you should! Dreams are fascinating and can make for some great short stories. At least, this author thinks so. Over the years, he has meticulously recorded every dream he could remember in as much detail as possible. I Dream of Flying Pancakes is a small collection of his favorite ones.