C. Courtney Joyner is an award-winning writer of fiction, comics, and screenplays, with over twenty-five produced movies to his credit, including Class of 1999, Vietnam, Texas, and the upcoming The Return of Captain Nemo. He is a member of the Western Writers of America, the Horror Writers Association, and The International Thriller Writers. He was nominated for a Spur Award from the Western Writers of America for his short story "The Two Bit Kill" in the 2007 western anthology Law of the Gun. He is also a regular contributor to the Western Writers of America's monthly magazine, The Round-Up. He lives in Los Angeles with his fiancee.