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Weinstein: The Pirates of Orion

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Howard Weinstein began writing Star Trek stories in high school for his friends and his perseverance over the years paid off when a story written during his senior year was finally purchased and aired on The Animated Series.

Weinstein credits a Star Trek book as his inspiration to become a writer. “When Trek started in 1966,” he said, “I was twelve, and already interested in the real space program, so Trek grabbed me – both the stories and the characters. Stephen Whitfield‘s book The Making of Star Trek, one of the best making-of books ever, really inspired my desire be a TV writer.”

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