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Biographies for Press Use

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe. His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds, and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures. He lives in Houston.

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe. His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures. His latest novel of deep space suspense, The Reincarnation Run, was published in October 2019 by CV-2 Books (http://cv2books.com). He lives in Houston with his family. His website is https://raymundeich.com.

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe. His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures (novels The Progress of Mankind, The Greater Glory of God, To All High Emprise Consecrated, and In Public Convocation Assembled). He has ten other published novels and over twenty published short stories. His works are available worldwide in ebook, trade paperback, and audiobook editions.

His latest novel of deep space suspense, The Reincarnation Run, was published in October 2019 by CV-2 Books (http://cv2books.com). He lives in Houston with his family. His website is https://raymundeich.com.

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Raymund Eich is a science fiction and fantasy writer whose middle American upbringing is a launchpad for journeys to the ends of the universe.

His most popular works are military science fiction series The Confederated Worlds (novels Take the Shilling, Operation Iago, and A Bodyguard of Lies) and the Stone Chalmers series of science fiction espionage adventures (novels The Progress of Mankind, The Greater Glory of God, To All High Emprise Consecrated, and In Public Convocation Assembled). He has ten other published novels and over twenty published short stories. His short fiction has appeared in Odyssey and has earned honorable mentions and a semi-finalist position in Writers of the Future. His works are available worldwide in ebook, trade paperback, and audiobook editions.

His latest novel of deep space suspense, The Reincarnation Run, was published in October 2019 by CV-2 Books (http://cv2books.com).

After circling the world by age five, he grew up in the Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. He earned a B.A. and a Ph.D., both in biochemistry, from Rice University. Hundreds of papers cite his graduate research on the reactions of nitric oxide with heme proteins.

In addition to his writing career, he files patent applications, won a national quiz bowl championship, dabbles with Linux and Python, is a husband and father, and affirms Robert Heinlein’s dictum that specialization is for insects. In a typical day, he may talk with biochemists, electrical engineers, patent attorneys, and rocket scientists.

He lives in Houston with his wife, son, and daughter. His last name has one syllable and is pronounced “eye-sh.” He can be found online at https://raymundeich.com.

Interview Policy

All interviews will be conducted in writing only. To request an interview, send an email to raymund@raymundeich.com with “INTERVIEW REQUEST:” followed by the name of your publication in the subject line.

In the body of the email, give your name, your email address, the URL of the publication, the WHOIS data for that URL, the date by which you want my responses to your questions, the final word count of the article that will contain the interview, and your portion of the full text of the article. This includes any introduction or afterword and each and every question.

If I choose to participate in the interview, I will respond to the address you give in the body of your request email. In my response, I will give you a final draft of the article in which I will answer one, some, or all of your questions. I will delete any questions I do not choose to answer. All interviews will be conducted in English only.

The publication will publish the final draft of the article as I sent it to you.

When the interview is published, you will inform me by email within 24 hours.

The only permitted modifications you or the editor may make to the final draft I sent you are corrections of spelling, punctuation, or other typographical errors, conformance of spelling to the publication’s preferred dialect of English, or the deletions of an entire question or questionss and their corresponding answer(s).

You agree that this Interview Policy is a contract, and when I send you the final draft of the article, we have entered into a binding contract. You expressed your willingness to bind yourself, your editor, and the publication by the contract by sending me an interview request.

Any failure to timely inform me the interview was published and/or making non-permitted modifications will put you, your editor, and the publication in breach of contract under the laws of the State of Texas, and you, the editor, and the publication will each owe me $10,000 in damages. If the publication has gross annual revenues of $1 million or more, the damages it owes me will increase to $100,000. In addition, I will immediately post the content of both your interview request, including your name and your publication, and the final draft I sent you in response at https://raymundeich.com.

If you make modifications that I deem defamatory, libelous, slanderous, or otherwise tortious, I reserve the right to take legal action on those grounds against you, your editor, and/or the publication.

I also reserve the right to take any other legal action permissible under the laws of the State of Texas depending on the particular facts of your breach of contract.

To reiterate, you agree that this Interview Policy is a contract, and when I send you the final draft of the article, we have entered into a binding contract. You expressed your willingness to bind yourself, your editor, and the publication by the contract by sending me an interview request.