Bill Fawcett has been a professor, teacher, corporate executive, college dean, game designer, and computer game designer. He is one of the founders of Mayfair Games, was an early mover in role playing games in the 70s and 80s (D&D) and designed award winning board games and role playing modules. He more recently produced and designed several PC computer games and a few apps. As a book packager, a person who creates books and book series from concept to production for major NY publishers, his company has packaged over 350 original books.
Fawcett began writing professionally with juvenile and then adult fantasy novels in the early 80s. He has collaborated on several mystery novels including the Mycroft Holmes, Ian Fleming, and Madame Vernet mysteries. Bill has edited or co-edited over 40 fiction anthologies. His non-fiction books include Making Contact: a UFO Contact Handbook, Hunters and Shooters and The Teams. Bill also has edited and written nearly a dozen books about great mistakes in history including 100 Mistakes that Changed History and Trust Me, I Know What I’m Doing.