Chris Kennedy

A Dragon Award finalist, Chris Kennedy is a science fiction/fantasy/young adult author, speaker, and small-press publisher who has written over twenty books and published more than fifty others. Chris’ stories include the Occupied Seattle military fiction duology, The Theogony and Codex Regius science fiction trilogies, stories in the Four Horsemen and In Revolution Born universes and the War for Dominance fantasy trilogy. Get his free book, Shattered Crucible, at his website,

Called “fantastic” and “a great speaker,” he has coached hundreds of beginning authors and budding novelists on how to self-publish their stories at a variety of conferences, conventions, and writing guild presentations. He is the author of the award-winning #1 bestseller, Self-Publishing for Profit: How to Get Your Book Out of Your Head and Into the Stores, as well as the leadership training book, Leadership from the Darkside.

Chris lives in Virginia Beach, VA, with his wife, and is the holder of a doctorate in educational leadership and master’s degrees in both business and public administration. Follow Chris on Facebook at

Chris is one of this year’s nominees for a Webster Award for The Golden Horde.