Benjamin Sobieck


Benjamin Sobieck is a thriller writer with several non-fiction and fiction works to his name. He is the author of “The Writer’s Guide to Weapons” (Writers Digest Books) and maintains a blog about weapons in fiction at He is also the editor of “The Writer’s Guide to Wattpad,” forthcoming from Writer’s Digest Books. On the fiction side, he is a Wattpad Star, with more than 1 million reads on Wattpad on titles such as “When the Black-Eyed Children Knock.” In 2016, he won the world’s largest online fiction contest, the Wattys, for “Black Eye: Confessions of a Fake Psychic Detective #2.” He’s also collaborated with TV and movie studios through Wattpad, and is the creator of The Writer’s Glove® (