Born in Virgina, I lived in California for over 30 years and taught math and economics before retiring and moving to Florida. I have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and one grandson who, at 17 months, loves his books better than his toys.
Writing Interests, Goals & Published Works:
I published short humor years ago in The Berkeley Gazette, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Journal of Irreproducible Results, and Thursday's Child II. I also self-published several of my Newrad articles at http://www.geocities.com/selrahcnewrad Some of these are written for a limited audience, and others are rather adolescent.
I've written a couple of short stories and a short play since retiring plus what I'd say is an unpublishable 50,000 word novella written last November for NaNo WriMo.
Now I'm working on a humorous novel which I hope WILL be publishable.
Ways BAF Might Be Helpful To You:
Find me a good NYC agent when I've finished the novel.
For now, help me stay on target. There are SO many distractions that are easier to do than write another chapter.
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