BDLS

Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Member Since: October 2011

Open for read requests: Yes

Featured by author

Profile Information

 

I grew up in Texas, Arkansas, and New Mexico, and served as a Navy officer on an aircraft carrier. My ship’s home port was at NAS Alameda (near San Francisco) and when deployed, we operated in the Gulf of Tonkin, conducting air strikes against North Vietnam (1965-67).  My work draws upon these experiences, among others.

As a retired university Professor Emeritus, I have numerous social science publications, including two books.

I recently completed three online courses in creative writing, and I have published about half a dozen nonfiction pieces. I am a member of SouthWest Writers; their critique service has given me encouraging feedback on some of my previous nonfiction work, as well as the suggestion to undertake a novel—something I had never before considered. Gifts of Snowflakes is the result. I have greatly enjoyed writing it.

This is my first work of fiction, and my first novel.

My wife Melinda and I have a small mixed terrier named Mikey. He is a true "lap dog" and--if left to his own devices--would spend the whole day in our laps.

Quickees

This is where you can leave a short message for the writer. All Quickees are public. To leave a private message, use the private messaging system.

If you want to write a quickee (a remark or a hint for example) on this writer's profile, please sign in.

Fans of BDLS:

BDLS is a Fan of:

BDLS is a member of: