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I have published five books to date and my sixth will be out in the summer of 2011. Three of these books are in a series about a young privateer sailor during the American Revolutionary War. The fourth comes out in 2011.


Background Information

I am a lifelong reader of maritime fiction and non-fiction. My writing has been influenced by C.S. Forester, Alexander Kent, Dudley Pope, Frederick Maryatt, Patrick O'Brian, and others. I was in the USN as an Aviation Electrician and a radio operator on a P2V Neptune. I have a degree in Industrial Design from University of Washington and retired from Boeing after thirty-five years as an engineer and manager. I am a member of Whidbey Island Writers Association. Living on Puget Sound, I enjoy cruising, crabbing, and fishing in my boat and I've been able to sail on the square-rigged ship Lady Washington several times as well as other sailing vessels.

Birth Place
New Castle, IN USA
Accomplishments

Senior Design Fellow (Boeing)
WIWA Contest Awards (8)
BFA University of Washington
Post graduate courses in writing

Additional Information

My third novel in the William Pope maritime action series, Lieutenant Pope's Revenge was released in November of 2010. The released books in the series are available by writing Saratoga Design, PO Box 114, Greenbank, WA 98253. The price for each of these books is $17.95 plus $2.05 for shipping.

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Saratoga Design
PO Box 114 
Greenbank WA 98253   USA
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