Born and raised in Chicago, IL
Lived most of my adult life in California and Oregon.
University of Southern Oregon-English
University of Oregon-Journalism
Extensive newspaper and magazine credits. Wrote news, editorials, features and know how a reduction wheel works and which end of the pica pole to use.
Moved to Omaha, NE 2003
Worked at infoUSA and infoGroup since 2005.
Started as a business editor.
Went to India for infoUSA 2006 and in 2007 teaching highly educated Indians how to write American.
Was surprised in 2007 by an old interview I did in 1986 with Small Faces/Humble Pie frontman Steve Marriott on a CD release on Wapping Wharf label.
Five time ASA Nebraska state champion softball player and coach. Heckuva short stop and second base.
Got serious about writing.
Published novel ALGONQUIN, a coming-of-age tale, in June 2013.
Joined Nebraska Writers Workshop Oct. 2013.
Published novel SISTERS' SECRET, a novel of crime and obsession, March 2014.
My third novel KEEPER of an ORDINARY, suspense/thriller, was published July 2015.
KEEPER of an ORDINARY-2015