By Brian

My husband, Brian, is also a wonderful writer, in addition to being a computer science PhD student at Brigham Young University and a loving father. Click here to read his interview with LDS Publisher about Checkin' It Twice, and here are links to his creative publications:

Brian's story "Third Strike Christmas," a tale of life, love, marriage, and Christmas gifts and winner of the 2011 LDS Publisher Christmas Story Contest Editor 's Choice award, appears in Checkin' It Twice & Other Heartwarming Holiday Tales Learn more about Checkin' It Twice at the anthology website,, or

Sing We Now of Christmas: An Advent Anthology contains Brian's story "Reindeer Poison," a must-read holiday comedy. You can find Sing We Now of Christmas at the anthology website,, or

Brian's article "Off the Beaten Path" appeared in the May 2010 issue of the New Era magazine of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Brian's story "R. Edwin Dugert" is published in Stolen Christmas and Other Stories of the Season, LDS Publisher's first Christmas story anthology, published in 2009. Stolen Christmas is available at and