(written from a Production point of view)
Bruce Franklin Thatcher is a software developer and author from Utah, near Brigham Young University.
He is best known for his two Star Trek short stories, including the second prize winning "Of Cabbages and Kings" in the first Strange New Worlds competition, and published in the 1998 anthology Strange New Worlds. A second story, "I Am Become Death" was published in the anthology Strange New Worlds II in 1999.
He has written a number of other stories, many dealing with ethics and morality, including "By Other Windings", which placed first in the "Writers of the Future" contest.