If it is possible to have a truly split personality without being schizophrenic, Dorien Grey qualifies.
Born Roger Margason, Dorien emerged in 2001 with the publication of the first book of the Dick Hardesty mystery series. Dorien
took on the writinig chores while Roger assumed thetook over day-to-day existence (eating, sleeping, running errands,
paying bills, etc.). It's worked out very well, and has reached the point where Roger merely sits at the computer and reads
the story as Dorien writes it. He's often surprised by what emerges.
Roger has had a not uninteresting life of his own, as a lifelong book and magazine editor with
steamer trunks full of memories and adventures into which he dips whenever Dorien is looking for somethinig to spice up a
"They" currently live in Chicago and devote full time to writing: books, blogs, and the like. Two
new books will be published this year, with two more underway.