Hmmm - how does one craft a writing biography for one that has not spent a life writing? I'll give it a shot.
I knew I wanted to be a writer when I was eighteen. I started writing when I was 56. In the years between I got married, had children, got divorced, got married again, had grandchildren and spent more than thirty years as a Government bureaucrat. Exciting - I know.
There is good news and bad news in that. The bad news of course is that I spent my life working at a career other than the one I wanted to have. The good news is that I garnered enough life experiences to make my writing more meaningful than it would have been as an eighteen year old.
Despite starting late, I have enjoyed some writing success (more on that later) and am rapidly improving in the craft. Best of all, I am not dedicating my mind and time to something that I find worthwhile.
The Beginning of The End and The End Romance ⋄ Comedy A series of sophomoric pranks erupt when an arrogant divorce lawyer moves into an office next door to a strong willed marriage counselor. A building fire interrupts their battles and inadvertently sparks a relationship.
The Last Statesman Comedy ⋄ Drama An old and cranky local politician goes publicly bananas in an effort to draw attention to an important social issue. This inadvertently puts the career of his son, the Governor of California, at risk.
Screw You Tube Romance ⋄ Comedy When a a young man breaks up with his girlfriend by posting a video on You Tube, he learns the true meaning of hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.
Taking Stock Crime ⋄ Drama A low-level financial analyst working for a Los Angeles based investment firm must decide whether to risk his career and perhaps even his freedom, by use insider trading information to bail his brother out of a gambling debt with a Las Vegas mob boss.
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