Travis Cannon - Author

About Me

Travis Cannon is an author and amateur filmmaker. He specialized in science fiction and fantasy, but also enjoys writing historical fiction and thrillers.

He was born in 1984 in the San Francisco Bay Area, where he still resides.

Favorite Authors: Michael Crichton, John Grisham, Douglas Adams, Steven Saylor, Dan Brown, Frank Herbert, Lindsey Davis, and Terry Goodkind.

Influences: Greek and Roman history and mythology, Celtic mythology, and both Western and Eastern philosophy. Both works of J.R.R. Tolkien and Terry Goodkind has inspired him in writing in fantasy. The classic tale of Beowulf has also had an influence, as well as numerous other fables and tales from antiquity and medieval times. "The Fog and Smoke Saga" follows the traditional hero path set down from Ancient Greek mythology.

He also enjoyed designing websites, and experimenting with HTML code.