Joshua David Bellin

Joshua David Bellin has been writing books since the age of eight (though his first few were admittedly very, very short). He is the author of Survival Colony 9 and its sequel, Scavenger of Souls. When he’s not writing, he spends his time drawing, catching amphibians, and watching monster movies with his kids. A Pittsburgh native, Josh has taught college English, published three nonfiction books (one about monsters!), and taken part in the movement to protect the environment. You can find him online at

Books by this Author

Scavenger of Souls
Survival Colony 9

Author Revealed

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. I re-read THE LORD OF THE RINGS every couple years.

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. Get outside yourself; don't write only what you know, but what you want to know.

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. Readers tell me my plots are ingenious and unpredictable, which might be a result of my not outlining before I write!

Q. What was/is your favorite job?

A. What I'm doing right now.

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