'Demonkeeper' juvenile novel morphs into 'Monster Keeper' onstage at WWU

Royce Buckingham was born in Richland and has a degree in English from Whitman College and a law degree from the University of Oregon. He moved to Bellingham after attending law school and is a Whatcom County prosecuting attorney.

But he has always enjoyed writing creative fiction. Since he was young he has loved science fiction, fantasy and role-playing novels. He's had his share of rejection notices, but he's now a multi-award-winning author.