(written from a Production point of view)
Kurt Michael Bensmiller is a writer who pitched the story for the Star Trek: The Next Generation second season episode "Time Squared" and wrote the story and teleplay of the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first season episode "The Storyteller".
Bensmiller submitted the pitch of "The Storyteller" during the first season of TNG. In 1992, Bensmiller was asked by Michael Piller to modify the story for DS9 and worked during Christmas 1992 on the script, several weeks before Star Trek: Deep Space Nine first aired. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion (p. 47))