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 2,000,000 views.
Ron presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida Supercon, Salt Lake Comic Convention, Calgary's Military Museum, Con-version, VCON, Shaw, IFWA and at Toastmasters International events. Ron moderated celebrities such as John Carpenter and Max Brooks.
RON S. FRIEDMAN presented at When Words Collide festival, Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, Florida Supercon, Salt lake Comic Convention, Calgary Military Museum, Con-version, VCON, Shaw, IFWA and at Toastmasters International events. Ron 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 Association, When 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.
11 Aug 2018
Awards and Memberships
– 2019 Aurora Awards – Fan Writing finalist.
– 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
20 years of Information Technology work experience. https://www.linkedin.com/in/ron-raanan-friedman-770904a/
Lean SixSigma Canada Greenbelt certificate (2018)
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.