Pete McBreen is the author of Software Craftsmanship (Addison-Wesley, 2002), which won Software Development's prestigious Productivity Award. He is an independent consultant who actually enjoys writing and delivering software. Despite spending a lot of time writing, teaching, and mentoring, he goes out of his way to ensure that he does hands-on coding on a live project every year. Pete specializes in finding creative solutions to the problems that software developers face. After many years of working on formal and informal process improvement initiatives, he took a sideways look at the problem and realized, "Software development is meant to be fun. If it isn't, the process is wrong." Pete lives in Cochrane, Alberta, Canada and has no plans to move back to a big city.McBreen, Pete is the author of 'Questioning Extreme Programming' with ISBN 9780201844573 and ISBN 0201844575.