I’m a late bloomer when it comes to reading, and then writing. It wasn’t something I wanted to do since I was a kid because my family was never big on reading, but the passion grew inside me, and my wife was the one that introduced me to the world of reading. Fast forward a
Ever since I was a young kid I would make up stories, using my toys as props. I had a Lego set and I would build the props I wanted for the story. And when I discovered books, I realized I could write my stories, not just play with them in my head. I started
I have read countless paperback books in the Adventure, Science Fiction, and Paranormal genres. I always found myself thinking I could have made this story a little different and maybe more exciting or interesting. I finally just made up my mind to stop imagining and start putting my pen where my mouth was.
I was working and living in Sri Lanka and lived at the edge of a coconut estate. I was always interested in local history and managed to acquire several reference books, and also to visit the sites of several historical locations. I wrote three historical novels before I began to write thrillers.
When I was in high school I decided I wanted to go into the movie and theater business as an actor and director. So, when I went to college I enrolled in the Theater program and eagerly auditioned for the fall plays. I quickly discovered that I didn’t have the looks or the ego to
I wrote my first book way back in 1986 to try to save my commercial fishing career. The career and book failed and it is out of print. A few copies are still floating around however. My second book, "How to be a Smart SOB Like Me" just happened. I was in a bad mood
I am an avid reader of horror, sci-fi, dystopian, Gothic and apocalyptic novels. One day I was looking for a book to read and couldn't fine one that suited my taste so I thought, why not write one? I did, and it is called the Gemini series. Since then I've written children's books, horror and
I have an old friend, Terry Boothman, who is a funny guy and we have written stories to share with each other for years. I had the idea one day that he and I could write a novel just by emailing back and forth. We tried it and got about five chapters in and then
I would say that working with children was one of my biggest inspirations. I helped run a Brownie pack as the only male member of Girl Guiding UK at the time. It was awesome! I loved those kids like they were my own. We had many years of fun. Anyone who works with children will