Ryan Dalton

Ryan Dalton spends his time thinking up stories when he’s not wearing a cape and fighting crime. He’s a singer, a voiceover artist, a pretty decent amateur chef, and a lover of all things geek. Ryan lives in an invisible spaceship that’s currently hovering over St. Louis, Missouri. He is also the author of the Time Shift Trilogy.


What was your favorite book when you were a child?

Hardy Boys Mysteries

What’s your favorite line from a book?

“I must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer.”—Frank Herbert, Dune

Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?

Jane Austen, Nick Harkaway, Alexandre Dumas

Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?

I’ve loved books ever since I could pick them up and read them. The moment I realized that real people actually wrote the books that I loved so much, I knew it was what I wanted to do.

Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?

Keep working hard, and embrace whatever makes you weird.