Tell us a bit about your family. I have a wonderful wife, Jenna, who supports my writing and creative side, and an awesome ten year old son who loves sports.
What is your favorite quality about yourself? I get great joy out of helping others.
What is your least favorite quality about yourself? I wish I was more patient in certain things in my life.
What is your favorite quote, by whom, and why? “The first draft of anything is shit.” ~ Ernest Hemingway First, I think its funny, and second, if Hemingway thinks this it makes me feel better on my first drafts.
What are your most proud of accomplishments so far in your life? Being a Dad and husband that is there for my family. My involvement in the community I live, fundraising and things like that to improve where our kids play. Having my book published traditionally.
What is your favorite color? Navy blue.
What is your favorite food? Any Italian food.
What’s your favorite place in the entire world? Wherever my family is first. The city of New Orleans second.
What genre are you most comfortable writing? I like fantasy and sci-fi, but would like to tackle horror, like a ghost story, next.
What inspired you to write your first book? That little 8 year old boy who wanted to write.
Who or what influenced your writing once you began? Professor Bernstein at my college (Northeastern University). A near death experience a few years back. My wife Jenna who pushed me and listened to my ideas with excitement.
Genre – YA / Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Rating – PG
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