Vince O'Connor has been a published writer since fourth grade, when his poem about protozoa was first published. Over the years he has published poetry in various print and online publications, including Satori, Main Channel Voices, Studio One, SP Quill Quarterly Magazine, The Talking Stick, Clean Sheets, Poetry Super Highway, and The Pilot-Independent. His poem "A Question of Significance" was awarded an Award of Merit at the 15th Annual Northwoods Art and Book Festival, and his poem "The Loss of Will" took 9th place at the 2011 Poetry Super Highway Poetry Contest.
He has written articles for magazines including A+, inCider, Compute!, Inside dBASE, Inside QuickBASIC, DBMS, Data Based Advisor, and Computer User, as well as a regular computer column for Computer User Magazine and The Babbitt Weekly News.
He has a play, "Nearly Departed," published by Players Press, a book "Pushing AppleWorks To The Limit" published by Compute! Books, and has written training material for various organizations and technical manuals for software companies. He's also a blogger over at Science In My Fiction.
When he's not writing or working at his day job on computers and websites, he can often be found acting or directing in local theater and connecting with family and friends in person and across the Interwebs.