THE WORK

Here are some of the works I've published. Not counting the hundreds of advertising and marketing pieces I created during the twenty-plus years I spent wriing advertising copy . . .

The Complete Guide to Direct Marketing

Written under contract to Kaplan Business, this book has been used by professionals and educators for decades as an introduction to the principles of direct marketing and data mining. It outlines key data collection and management practices that are the underpinnings of today's successful web-based social media giants like Google and Facebook. AVAILABLE ON AMAZON.

*My most recent full-length book project combines my years of experience in the data and technology industries with my interest in Artificial Intelligence. For more information on that effort, SEE MY BLURB HEADING D.I.T.T.O. on this page. 

Katrina's Portrait

ISBN-56-6784659396375

What would happen if an unemployed young writer and his former college professor fell in love with the same beautiful woman? And what if that woman were deceased and survived only by her portrait hanging in an art museum? A strange lover's triangle indeed! If you like Edgar Allen Poe, you'll enjoy this one.

 

This short story was selected as the LEAD STORY and ranked NUMBER ONE out of 60 pieces chosen to appear in the tenth volume of the Florida Writers Collection. You can find this great collection of up-and-coming writers at Amazon. KATRINA'S PORTRAIT will be easy to spot. It's the first story in the book.

D.I.T.T.O.

(COMPLETED - CURRENTLY SEEKING AGENT REPRESENTATION!)

"They've finally created a full human-like Artificial Intelligence, and now it's threatening world-wide chaos. Can it be shut down in time? Or at all?"

I had a lot of fun combining my technology experience with my knowledge of AI to write this Techno-Thriller novel about a misbehaving Artificial Intelligence program. Hoping to publish soon.

HONORS AND RECOGNITIONS

Not counting the dozens of awards my marketing writing has won . . . the TV and radio ads, the print and mail work , , ,  here's whats happening with the writing career. 

2018 ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARDS

-Finalist: The Beast, a short story. 

-Semi-finalist: Moondoggle, a full-length play.

 

FLORIDA WRITERS 2018 Published COLLECTION

-Special Master #1 Pick and Lead Story: Katrina's Portrait 

2019 ROYAL PALM LITERARY AWARDS

-Finalist: D.I.T.T.O., Unpublished Novel-Thriller

-Finalist: Under the Wolf Moon, a short story

-Finalist: The Guardian, a short story

 

RPLA WRITING COMPETITION JUDGE (2018, 2019)

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