[Wattys 2018 Shortlisted Author]

Currently revising "Color" to share a message that discrimination is NOT acceptable. Color is the story about overcoming hate against the greatest of odds.

Yep, I grew on the Jersey shore. Nope, it was nothing like the show. 😂

I've faced my share of discrimination 😩; more than most, less than some. There are hints of my experiences in Color - both positive and negative.

Presently, I live in Pennsylvania where I'm revising Color for an August 2020 book launch. Pre-marketing, pen name acquisition, and website setup begin in January 2020. 😃

- All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
- Rendezvous with Rama by Arthur C. Clarke
- Shoeless Joe by W.P. Kinsella

The greatest struggle I've faced - my mother falling down her basement steps and becoming partially paralyzed. She is my inspiration for writing historical fiction: To capture the past. To show despite great suffering, there is always hope. My other inspiration is my brother, Joe, with Down Syndrome.

"Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts."
-- Winston S. Churchill
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  • JoinedDecember 28, 2017

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thomaseng thomaseng May 17, 2019 02:02AM
Hey Authors,I want to give a big shoutout to the Fiction Awards 2019. Things are really heating up!I would appreciate if you could nominate Color in the Historical Fiction category or feel free to...
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