Taught at Ohio University and am married with two sons. Served 4 years in the Navy. I was born IN Hillsboro, Ohio and went to school in Wilmington, Ohio.
Writing Interests, Goals & Published Works:
I primarily write short stories and flash fiction. I have published in Cafe Irreal, Muzzle Flash, Digitalis Obscura, Word Catalyst, Northwoods Review, The Storyteller, Writing on Walls Anthology and Love After 70 Anthology.
South Pole Station is an unflinching yet loving look at family in all its forms.
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