Paul Nelson

Paul and Michael Nelson

I’m Paul Nelson, a single autism dad! I retired from teaching middle school music a few years ago and decided to pursue my other passion-writing. My amazing non-verbal, autistic son, Michael, is the inspiration for my writing, which can best be described as Autism Fantasy Fiction. Michael and I are a team.

Our Autism Science Fiction/Fantasy Trilogy, FISHER’S AUTISM TRILOGY, is a great adventure for ages 10 and up. It’s fun to read and has a strong message of kindness and acceptance. It has been produced as an audio drama by Pace University’s Education and Drama Departments and is used as a text by some of the Special Education instructors at Pace.

Our other series for kids is the CATS OF THE PYRAMIDS series. We just completed book 2 in that series. It’s entitled, “The Third Stone.”

We’ve also started to write autism fiction for slightly older readers. SAVING WORMS AFTER THE RAIN is a Mystery Series with an autistic hero. There are currently two books in that series.

Our SUSQUEHANNA SERIES is a time travel adventure full of magic and suspense. Our latest books are FROM THE MOON, I COME IN PEACE and PANDEMIC RAMBLINGS OF AN AUTISM DAD. All of our books include a lot about us, and our life adventures with autism. We believe that including those with disabilities in our fiction is the best way to encourage tolerance and acceptance.

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