D.J. (Dave) Butler writes fantasy and science fiction. In the past, he has also been a lawyer and consultant, and by day he teaches business acumen. Dave is published by WordFire Press, Baen, and Knopf. His recent works include THE KIDNAP PLOT, a steampunk adventure novel for children, and WITCHY EYE, a blackpowder epic fantasy novel. Dave is also acquisitions editor for WordFire Press. When he isn’t teaching, writing, editing, or playing guitar, Dave likes to play games with his kids.