Writes: Mystery (Amateur Sleuth), YA historical mystery, Horror
Day Job (for two more months): Middle school math teacher
Titles of books sold: THE WITCH OF AGNESI, A CALCULATED DEMISE, IRRATIONAL NUMBERS: Medallion Press
Favorite book: THE LORD OF THE RINGS (all three books)
Favorite character: Harry Bosch (Michael Connelly detective)
Books I've learned the most from: THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED, A NEW EARTH, and THE PROPHET For direct teaching. Most important lesson learned from fiction; A true hero often doesn't get to enjoy the world he saves. He strives for the benefit of those he loves.
Best piece of writing advice: Let Writing be your Zen Practice. Everything else will fall into place. Adopted from Writing Down the Bones.
Writer I'd like to have dinner with: Eckart Tolle, author of A New Earth. I would ask him for advice about how to live more successfully in the present.
I wish I were more like my wife: Generous, funny, observant, positive
If I knew exactly what the readers of the world wanted to read, I'd probably write what I want to write anyway.