Roger Hayden is a writer, prepper enthusiast, and all around book, film, and music lover. His first self-published series "The Decay," draws from some of his favorite books in the dystopian genre to include, "One Second After," "The Stand," "The Road," and George Orwell's "1984." His second series, "The Pulse," offers a different take of the EMP dystopian world portrayed in "The Decay," involving a tight-knit group of preppers responding to disaster. He is also a fan of science fiction genre and authors Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, and Philip K. Dick. Roger currently resides in Knoxville with his wife Martha, and his two daughters, Emily and Meghan. He works as an editor and writer for a local Knoxville newspaper, his dream job come true, but he is also loves to write fiction. His most cherished time is spent writing in his family's cabin in the Great Smokey Mountains. Roger is a strong supporter of veteran's causes and education. He loves to cook, write, and go hiking. Above all, there is nothing more important to him than his family and his readers.