Published writer - my collected poetry (Love-ism Vol. I) is available here http://www.publishamerica.net/product50927.html and my first collection of essays (Love-ism Vol. II, Book 1) is available here http://www.publishamerica.net/product51902.html while book 2 of my essays and my novel "Sitting in an English Garden" will be published later this year. I've had my poetry published in edifice WRECKED, Eleventh Transmission, Blood Moon Rising Magazine, The Cartier Street Review, Osprey Journal, Psychedelic Poetry, Tuscon Homeless dot Org, and the paperback anthology - "Unhoused Voices: Granting Change for the Homeless." I've had articles published by the print magazine Log Home Design Ideas. I've also had essays published by The Glasgow Review, Tucson Homeless dot Org, Osprey Journal, Psychedelic Poetry, Los Angeles Free Press, and the paperback anthology - "Unhoused Voices: Granting Change for the Homeless." You can find my writing on my blog http://shorelinedriftwood.blogspot.com/
A songwriter and musician. My song. "They Died Young," was recorded by The Tooners and is on their CD, "Rocktasia," available on iTunes, Amazon, CD Universe, and CD Baby. Played in bands throughout the 70s and 80s and on into the 90s. Recently completed an instrumental album of music which is incorporated into a multimedia piece with poetry/lyrics/flash fiction as an experiment in storytelling and which can be read/heard on my blog.
Have also worked in animation as a production manager, production assistant and occasional animation director. If you are interested, here's a link on my film career http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2188321/ Production Manager on animated TV specials "Annabelle's Wish" and "Animalympics," on CD-Rom "Connie and Bonnie's Birthday Blastoff," for "Rodeo" animation at Fremont Street Experience, Final Checker on animated TV special "Stanley the Ugly Duckling," Production Assistant on first Puff the Magic Dragon TV special and movie, "The Extraordinary Adventures of the Mouse and His Child," Animation Production Manager and Director on 1997 "Eco-Challenge," and on mattes used to produce main title sequence for 1980 season of "Magnum P.I.," either Production Manager or Assistant on hundreds of animated TV commercials including for products such as: Green Giant vegetables (Green Giant and Little Sprout), Starkist Tuna (Charley the Tuna), Purina Puppy Chow, Carl's Jr. (Starboy), Nestle's Quik (bunny - for release in Mexico), Rice Krispies (Snap, Krackle, Pop), Raid, King's Island, and Jonny Cat kitty litter, among many other highly visible campaigns. Also, Music Coordinator for Direct to Video release "Battling Beauties."
As Paralegal, specialized in Plaintiff's Personal Injury and Criminal Defense, investigated, researched and wrote drafts of legal documents including appeal briefs submitted to Arizona State Court of Appeals and the United States Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Studied Qabala and Tarot from authors on the subjects, Ellen Cannon Reed and Amber Jayanti, respectively.