ABOUT ME

PAST to PRESENT

 

David grew up with privilege—the privilege of being immersed in reading from a very early age. His childhood years were spent with a flashlight under the blanket after bedtime, reading anything he could from encyclopedias to Hardy Boy Mysteries (and when he was done with those, he read the Nancy Drew Mysteries). His love of fantasy eventually merged with comic books and Greek mythology, and thus his adoration of Wonder Woman began. In his senior year of high school, he wrote a short story entitled "The Olympus Corps." Little did he know that that very story of Star-Trek-meets-Greek-Myth would evolve into his first novel, Task Force: Gaea. Eventually, he would become an English teacher where he could help foster a love of literature with his students.

 

A culture sponge, he's traveled to Ireland, Spain, France, among other places where his appreciation for the humanities would push him to finish his novel. A poet, a Hibernophile, and an avid reader, he studied W. B. Yeats in Galway, Ireland with an NEH endowment, fueling his literary fire and his poetic side. 

 

In 2012, he published his "baby"—Finding Balance—after an almost 25 year gestation period. From this would come more books, and as of April 2015, he's plotting book 4, The Archer's Paradox, and an anthology, Of Mortal Bonds, tied to his second book, Memory's Curse.

 

He is living his dream, as it were, and resides in Land O' Lakes, FL.

 

FUTURE

 

He plans on making the Task Force: GAEA series a total of five books and also wants to create an anthology of stories surrounding the life and love of Aaron and Jason who meet and fall in love. Two stories involving them can be found here.

 

Another series is in the works: The DragonHawk Cycle, with the first book being The Quest of Wyndracer and Fyrehunter. More can be found here.

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