Watching The Twilight Zone was the first time I recognized the power of science fiction to tell suspenseful, visually compelling stories while examining human nature - with a twist!  Like Rod Serling, Richard Matheson, and Arthur C. Clarke, I wanted tell weird and wonderful stories that might one day be seen on film and television. 

I set off to Hollywood to pursue my passion, and found myself working in an unlikely place: behind-the-scenes documentary. So, if you've ever watched a Harry Potter or Hobbit DVD, and nerded out to the making-of documentaries, you might have seen some of my work!

Lately, I have returned to my first love - science fiction - and while I hope to pursue traditional publishing, I currently write to entertain, thrill, and challenge others to see the world from a new perspective.

I've been so encouraged by the incredible response to my first Wattpad novel, PRISONER SIX.

-- #13 on the Sci-Fi Hot List
-- Wattpad Featured Story 2017
-- Wattys Longlist 2018

I'm currently working on new stories, so please stay tuned. In the meantime, I hope you enjoy my latest sci-fi short, THE SPARE. And please feel free to introduce yourself. I love to hear from readers!
  • JoinedJuly 23, 2017


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tpinley tpinley Sep 02, 2018 12:53AM
So exciting to see that PRISONER SIX has been selected for the Wattys Longlist!!  Thanks to everyone here for reading and supporting the story!  And congrats to everyone else who made the Longlist :)
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Prisoner Six by tpinley
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