Russell Zimmerman

“Russell Zimmerman — “Rusty” when he’s just chatting with folks — is a freelance writer and game developer most commonly associated with the Shadowrun game and fiction line.  He’s managed to spill ink in a plenty of different games, ranging from Warmachine to Psionics, and was the lead writer on the award-winning PC game Satellite Reign.  In recent years, Zimmerman has written for Shadowrun: Anarchy and a series of Shadowrun novels, featuring the fan favorite Jimmy Kincaid in hard-boiled yarns like Neat and Shaken.  He’s recently branched out to the long-running Earthdawn setting, launching a novel trilogy with Initiate.  When he’s not madly typing away as a freelancer, Russell also runs his own tiny imprint game company, Wordsmith Games.”