Patrick Dugan was born in the far north of New York, where the cold winds blow. This meant lots of time for reading over the long winters. His parents didn’t care what he read as long as he did and thus Patrick started with a steady diet of comics and science fiction novels.

His debut novel, Storm Forged, the first book of the Darkest Storm series, was published by Falstaff Books in May of 2018. The follow up novel, Unbreakable Storm was released May 2019. Book three is scheduled for May 2020. Fate & Flux, a steampunk adventure, was released by Distracted Dragon Press in August 2019.

When you start out as an author, nobody tells you about all of the other “jobs” that you take on. Being a full-time technologist has led Patrick to start a blog on the uses of writing technologies and how to apply them to the writing process. He delves into software, hardware, social media, and all things web related.

Patrick resides in Charlotte, NC with his wife and two children. In his spare time, he’s a gamer, homebrewer, and DIYer.

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