Sleeper Protocol started with one sentence on a blank page. The sentence became a short story.
Then the short story became a novella and soon Kevin Ikenberry realized he needed to write the story as a full-length novel.
Now, Sleeper Protocol is a finalist this year in the genre fiction category for the Colorado Book Award.
Kevin is a life-long space geek and retired Army officer. He’s a former manager of the world-renowned U.S. Space Camp program and a former executive with two Challenger Learning Centers—learning environments that engage students in dynamic, hands-on opportunities to study space.
All the way along, through college and beyond, others noted Kevin’s talents as a writer but it took years for Kevin to take his writing more seriously. A serious disease prompted Kevin to bear down on getting Sleeper Protocol in final shape and ready to search for a publisher.
In short, Kevin Ikenberry’s story about writing and getting published is one you won’t soon forget.
Intro music by Moby Gratis
Outro music by Dan-o-Songs
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