Michael Jan Friedman is the author of 77 books of science fiction and fantasy, the vast majority of them for major publishers. Eleven of his titles have appeared on the NY Times primary bestseller list. He has also written nearly 200 comics for DC, Marvel, and other publishers. In 1995, Friedman co-wrote the Star Trek: Voyager episode "Resistance." He reminds fans that no matter how many Friedmans they may know, he is likely not related to any of them.