Joined the U.S. Navy 12, January 1942. By war's end, and
discharge in 1946, had accumulated several rows of pretty
ribbons, and a wife and two daughters.
1951. Two sons added to the two daughters. Divorced,
re-enlisted in the Navy. Korea, more pretty ribbons. Served two
years during Viet Nam, but saw no action.
1966. Retired from Navy. Returned to New Orleans where
ex-wife and mob of offspring living. Went to work for Tulane
University as Campus Police Officer.
1972-1979. Wrote four sex-and-violence novels. One, THE
WHOLE POINT OF REVENGE, handled by the Dominic Abel Agency in
New York for about eighteen months in late seventies. No sale,
but good comments from major publishing houses.
1985. Fed up with forty years of uniforms, military
haircuts, and carrying a gun, retired to the little town of
Gonzales, Louisiana, U.S.A. between New Orleans and Baton
Rouge, where a number of my grandchildren had settled. Have
been playing Grandpa to five sets of married grandchildren and
1988-to date. Wrote, and rewrote fantasy-adventure novel,
1991. Started writing short stories ... F/SF/S&S/Twilight Zone,
First story accepted in June of 1992 ... at age seventy! Since
then, counting first printings, re-prints, Internet, and Audio,
have placed over a hundred in magazines here in the States, and
Am looking for an agent or publisher in any country.
That's about it.