Donald J. Bingle

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General Information

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Name: Donald J. Bingle

Pen Name: None

Born: 1954 in Aurora, Illinois

Website: www.orphyte.com/donaldjbingle

Email: dbingle@bellboyd.com


Illinois Connection

Donald J. Bingle was born in Aurora, Illinois and continues to reside in the Chicago area.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mr. Bingle is the author of a science fiction novel, Forced Conversion, as well as a variety of other stories, screenplays and adventures in the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comedy genres. He is a member of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc., the International Association of Media Tie-In Writers, and the St. Charles Writers Group.

Go to http://www.orphyte.com/donaldjbingle www.orphyte.com/donaldjbingle for a current writing resume'.


Employment:

  • BELL, BOYD & LLOYD, Chicago, Illinois (1979 – 1992; 1999 – Present): Partner practicing in the corporate and securities group.
  • FREELANCE WRITER/CONSULTANT/INVESTOR, Golden, Colorado (1996 – 1999).
  • BOSTON CHICKEN, INC., Golden, Colorado (1992 – 1996): Vice President, General Counsel, and Secretary.

Education:

  • THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW SCHOOL, Chicago, Illinois: J.D., 1979….1978 Karl Llewellyn Cup (Moot Court) Champion….Chancellor (Director of Debate) for The Chicago Debating Society in 1977-1978 and 1978-1979.
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, Illinois: A.B., 1976, with general honors in political science….Phi Beta Kappa….Howell Murray-Alumni Association Award….Master (President) of The Chicago Debating Society in 1974-1975 and 1975-1976….Keeper of the World’s Largest Kazoo.

Memberships:

  • Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, Inc.; International Association of Media Tie-In Writers; GenCon Writers Symposium; St. Charles Writers Group; American Bar Association; Chicago Bar Association

Published Works

  • The Ruins of Undermountain II: The Deep Levels, Wizards of the Coast, 1994 - written with Jean Rabe and Norm Ritchie
  • Forced Conversion, Five Star Publishing, 2004
  • Greensword, Five Star Publishing, 2009

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

The Ruins of Undermountain II: The Deep Levels (Forgotten Realms)

ISBN: 1560768215
Release Date: 1994-02

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Forced Conversion

ISBN: 1594142548
Release Date: 2004-11-02

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Greensword: A Tale of Extreme Global Warming (Five Star Science Fiction and Fantasy Series)

ISBN: 1594147280
Release Date: 2009-01-01

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Literary Awards

World's Top-Ranked Player of Classic Roleplaying Games for 15 years; 1999 Nationals Champion (Dungeons & Dragons)

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: Yes, contact author at: orphyte@aol.com

External Links

Donald J. Bingle on WorldCat

Donald J. Bingle on Amazon

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