Ray graduated from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida, with an English Degree/Honors (Creative Writing Option). He is a USF Alumni Member
He has written two novels: "Tender Nightmare" (TN--published) & "The Stolen Manuscript: The Dictionary Murders" (not published) and two screenplays based on the books.
Ray has an AS Degree in Hospitality Management and spent 25 years in the Hotel & Restaurant Business, including owning a family-style restaurant in Pennsylvania with his wife, Bonnie, and another couple that he attended High School with.
He presently works (13 years) for PODS, Enterprises, Headquarters in Clearwater, Florida. Bonnie and Ray presently live in St. Petersburg, his hometown, locale for "Tender Nightmare."
Unique traits: Able to write, edit two books, adapt two screenplays based on the novels; finish ten paper articles about entertainment subjects; short stories--all this accomplished on spare periods plus working a full-time position. Good Sense of Humor. Dale Carnegie Public Speaking Graduate
The Stolen Manuscript: The Dictionary Murders Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery ⋄ Crime A Private Eye is hired to find a famous Horror author, one of Baltimore's own, and his latest manuscript.
"Tender Nightmare" Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery ⋄ Horror LOGLINE: One set of eleven-year old fraternal twins attempt to rescue their best friends, identical twins, after they are kidnapped by an evil force that has invaded their once-peaceful community.
Former Member of Amazing Authors Showcase
Graduate of Dale Carnegie Public Speaking
St. Petersburg Junior College