Ron S. Friedman

Ron S. Friedman

RON is an Amazon.ca and Calgary Herald #1 bestseller science fiction author, and an I.T  professional.

Quora – Most Viewed writer in SpaceX, Planetary Science and Astronomy, with over 1,600,000 views. 

Ron presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida Supercon, the Military Museum, Con-version, VCON, Shaw, IFWA and at Toastmasters International events, and he moderated celebrities such as John Carpenter and Max Brooks.

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RON S. FRIEDMAN presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida Supercon, the Calgary Military Museum, Con-version, VCON, Shaw, IFWA and at Toastmasters International events, and he moderated celebrities such as John Carpenter and Max Brooks.

Ron's Creating Villains and Conflicts presentation was a 2017 Aurora Awards Best Fan Related finalist. 

Ron's is an Amazon.ca and a Calgary Herald #1 bestseller author and a Best Short Fiction finalist in the 2016 Aurora Awards, Canada’s premier Science-Fiction and Fantasy awards. Ron's time travel thriller, Typhoon Time, now, an Amazon.ca #1 Bestseller in Time Travel, was published by WordFire Press. His short stories have appeared in Galaxy’s Edge, Daily Science Fiction, and in other magazines and anthologies. Ron co-edited three anthologies and he received ten Honorable Mentions in Writers of the Future Contest.

Ron is a former board of directors member of the Canadian Science-Fiction and Fantasy AssociationWhen Words Collide festival, and he is a member of SFCanada and SFWA.

Originally from Israel, Ron is living with his loving wife and two children in Calgary, Alberta. 

Testimonies:

@RonSFriedman ‘s panels @WWC_Calgary are always super informative and interesting – could have used another hour on the game theory! #wwcyyc18

– Naomi Kennedy

11 Aug 2018

Awards and Memberships

– 2018 Aurora Awards – Fan Writing finalist.

– 2017 Aurora Awards – Fan Related finalist.

– 2016 Aurora Awards – Best Short Fiction finalist.

– 2013 Aurora Awards – Fan Related winner.

– Ten Honorable Mentions in Writers of the Future Contest.

Toastmasters International member (Completed Advanced Communicator Gold)

– SF Canada member

– SFWA associate member 

IFWA member (Imaginative Fiction Writers Association) 

– Former board of directors of When Words Collide Festival

– Former board of directors of the Canadian Science Fiction and  Fantasy Association

Related Experience

20 years of Information Technology work experience. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ron-raanan-friedman-770904a/

Successfully complied MIT On-Line course: Introduction to Aerospace Engineering: Astronautics and Human Spaceflight

An alumni of the 2017 Launchpad Astronomy workshop: Improving Science Literacy through Words and Media.

Served in the Israeli Air-Force.

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