Brian Paone was born and raised in the Salem, Massachusetts area. A Hugo Award nominated author, his love of writing began through the medium of short stories at the young age of twelve. After almost 20 years of consistently writing short stories for only his friends and family to read, Brian’s first full-length novel, a personal memoir about his friendship with a rock-star drug addict entitled, “Dreams Are Unfinished Thoughts,” was published in 2007. Brian’s second novel, “Welcome to Parkview,” was published in 2010 and is a macabre journey through a cerebral-horror landscape.Brian’s latest novel, “Yours Truly, 2095,” was published in 2015 and follows a man who wakes up one morning, trapped in the future, to discover he’s been the victim of a time-travel conspiracy. Brian's fourth novel, currently untitled, will document the eight months that his wife, Stephanie, was deployed to Djibouti, Africa and he was left at home with their two children: an infant and a toddler. It will be a comedic look at the difficulty of being a single parent during that time, told through the emails that were exchanged during that time. The book is scheduled to be published in 2016.Brian presently lives in New Bern, NC with his wife and their three children. Brian is currently a Police Officer for the St. Marys, GA Police Dept. He has been working in Law Enforcement since 2002.