J. Barton Mitchell is a writer of speculative fiction living in Santa Fe, NM. He’s developed properties for Warner Bros, Twenty First Century Fox, Sony, Valve Software and Boom! Studios and is a published author of four novels. His third novel, “Valley of Fires,” was awarded Best Science Fiction Novel of 2015 by the RT Book Review; TOR Books published his fourth novel, “The Razor,” in November 2018. He is also the founder of Night Rocket Productions, a production company created to produce high concept, narrative properties in audio and traditional film and television formats in collaboration with genre artists and creators in the Southwest. Night Rocket’s first project, a narrative podcast named “Derelict” will begin production this year in Santa Fe.