William F. Rayer is a first-time novelist who wrote The Reach Beyond Tomorrow while making a living as a music director for the Mayfield City Schools of Cleveland, Ohio. His interests include music composition and music performance. He is an avid reader of science fiction, and has written the symphonic poem in four movements, also called The Reach Beyond Tomorrow. He is a member of the Cleveland Composers Guild and has had compositions performed through the auspices of that organization.
He resides now in Lorain, Ohio and enjoys golf, flight simulation, and nature walks with his wife Terri.