An American fantasy author, he’s most widely known for his Wheel of your time series, which spans fourteen volumes. Under many pen titles, he also had written Western novels, historic fiction, and functions of dance criticism. He offered two trips in Vietnam like a U.S. Military helicopter gunner. He was created Wayne Oliver Rigney, Jr.; Robert Jordan can be his best-known pseudonym. He was raised in Charleston, SC. He wedded Harriet McDougal. He and Manly Wade Wellman are both well-known dream authors.