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Ben Schafer has always had an interest in storytelling. From a young age, he would invent stories and games to entertain his friends and family. After his plans to attend the Air Force Academy were suddenly cut short by an unforeseen medical event, Ben began to take a closer look at writing as a serious career.​ An avid student of history and politics, Ben found that world events held infinite possibilities for storytelling. 


Ben lives in Florida and spends his days fueled by caffeine and sarcasm. He makes a living by helping to bring fantastic worlds to life. When he's not at the library or hard at work, he enjoys playing board games with his friends.

SON OF SYRIA is Ben's debut novel and the first novel featuring his protagonist Kyle Hoyek. Stay tuned for announcements on this exciting new series!

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