Grew up in the Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn, New York. Have called Los Angeles my home for most of my life. PH.D/History from UCLA. Was a freeway flyer for many years. Have been writing regularly since 1994. Completed three novels and two novellas in that time, none of which has been published in its entirety. Published thirty-five works of fiction since 1997 and nine of non-fiction since 1981.