Corey Lynn Fayman has been a professional musician, songwriter, sound designer, educational technologist, and multimedia developer, and has outlived any number of rock and roll bands and Internet start-ups. He lives with his wife in San Diego, where he teaches interactive design and multimedia.
Author influences include Raymond Chandler, Ross MacDonald, Wade Miller, Elmore Leonard, Tony Hillerman, Carl Hiassen, Janet Evanovich, and William Gibson.
Musical influences include Bob Dylan, The Neville Brothers, Dr. John, Professor Longhair, John Hiatt, Graham Parker, The Clash, The Rolling Stones, and any album cut at Stax Records.
Film influences include John Ford, John Huston, Preston Sturges, and the Coen Brothers.†