Zachry Wheeler
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10/31/2016:  Debut novel TRANSIENT now available on Amazon and Kindle!

Zachry is a web-based writer and science fiction novelist. He has written professionally for over 15 years with a primary focus of technical and online content. His portfolio consists of over a thousand articles on various topics (using the alias Chops). Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he is an active member of SouthWest Writers.

And now for some mildly interesting trivia. He has a BSBA degree in Computer Information Systems and works as a Web Applications Developer. He owns and operates several online ventures, including BrewChief.com and The Herrington Post. He is an ardent follower of the English Premier League and supports Manchester United. He also works as an extra at Albuquerque Studios, having played minor roles on Better Call Saul and Preacher (check out his IMDb page). He has fronted several rock bands and released four albums (check out The Mayhematic and Sydewynder).

TRANSIENT

Young Adult Science Fiction
Publish Date: 10/31/2016
Purchase on: Amazon, Kindle

The year is 2578 and immortals control the world. Brutal wars and endless genocide have reduced mankind to a handful of mountain tribes. In order to survive, humans infiltrate the eternal society as transient spies, hoping to uncover a means to regain control of the planet.

Jonas is a young transient deep undercover in downtown Seattle. He lives underground, works at night, and drinks his daily blood rations, just like any normal eternal. He is a model spy, but also an apostate among extremists, torn between ideologies (as well as lovers) from either side.

Allegiances are strained to the breaking point when Jonas bears witness to a violent death that rocks the eternal civilization to its core.

TRANSIENT is a young adult science fiction novel. The story will appeal to fans of post-apocalyptic dystopian fiction such as Suzanne Collins's THE HUNGER GAMES and James Dashner's THE MAZE RUNNER.

I do love a good nerd fest. Look for me at the following events:

Albuquerque Comic Con
January 13-15, 2017 at the Albuquerque Convention Center (look for my booth in the Artist Alley)

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest
March 25-26, 2017 at Expo New Mexico (attending as BrewChief)

StarFest Denver
April 21-23, 2017 at the Marriott and Hilton DTC Convention Hotels

Denver Comic Con
June 30-July 2, 2017 at the Colorado Convention Center

Wizard World Albuquerque
July 14-16, 2017 at the Albuquerque Convention Center

Bubonicon Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention
August 25-27, 2017 at the Albuquerque Marriott Uptown

Las Cruces Comic Con
September TBD, 2017 at the Las Cruces Convention Center

Red River Oktoberfest
October 6-8, 2017 at Brandenburg Park (attending as BrewChief)

Santa Fe Comic Con
October TBD, 2017 at the Buffalo Thunder Resort & Casino

The best way to get ahold of your friendly neighborhood Zachry Wheeler is through social media. I stick to the classics (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram). That's where I announce all of my happenings and such. So, you know, follow me 'n stuff. If you need to send me a direct message, feel free to do so via my Contributor Admin site.