David writes from Hong Kong. Born in the United States, his career has spanned alternative dispute resolution, sustainable global security, international and community development, sustainable finance and investment, and screenwriting. He’s lived in Asia since 2005, first in rural Thailand, helping local government officials and community members develop project management skills and now in Hong Kong. A self-styled polymath, David’s writing captures elements of science and nature, business and finance, and arts and letters to create substantial and consequential stories.
DISH OF REVENGE Thriller ⋄ Horror While a newly arrived American tai tai adjusts haltingly to the pulse of Hong Kong’s rhythm and culture, she discovers a spirit who's fracturing the already tenuous familial bonds.
A TYCOON'S DYING WISH Comedy ⋄ Drama ⋄ Horror ⋄ Thriller A trilogy of Hong Kong stories following three random people after they become unexpected beneficiaries to the estate of a tycoon, leading to tales of mistaken identity, unrequited love and misguided faith.
BACK GARDEN COWS Drama ⋄ Family A precocious young girl develops an unexpected friendship with an artist as they both deal with issues of acceptance and abandonment. Believing her mother left the family because of her brother’s Down Syndrome, the girl seeks a cure through research into the bovine genome and, in the process, finds comfort in the artist’s own struggles.
OUR RESONANT BARITONE Drama ⋄ Family ⋄ Other OUR RESONANT BARITONE is a hyperlinked drama about two families wrestling with the aftermaths of rape and fatal car accidents during the impeachment proceedings of the U.S. President and Hong Kong’s Chief Executive. While the American story unfolds chronologically, the Hong Kong one develops backwards. The question is where do the stories collide and why.
PENIAPHOBIA'S BETTER HALF Comedy ⋄ Family A financier who takes his obsessive compulsive disorder to the extreme: he only uses and consumes things which he has a short-term financial interest in. He reluctantly joins his estranged family in Hong Kong when he learns that his overbearing dad has cancer. Only through his reconnection with an ex-girlfriend and his dad’s positive attitude towards death does he realize he can conquer his fear of commitment.
TOWER OF DEATH Horror ⋄ Thriller TOWER OF DEATH is a hair-raising one-location horror about the daughter of a wealthy family, who's convinced her uncle murdered her father. As her family's investment firm races to survive a run on the banks, the possibility that her father might have been involved in her grandfather’s death sows doubts about whether to take revenge.