I hold an Certificate in Mechanical Drafting, have three years of Accounting that I have studied out of interest sake and I am the editor-creator for such web pages as: Bar None Coffee House, Elisha Porat at Home, Sam Vaknim, Jan Hansen in the City, David Barnes ... Down Under, David Taylor Culver .. Deep South; plus I maintain my own Charlotte's Web Page, while editing at Artvilla's main page, which boasts many wonderful poets within its pages. I am a publisher known as, "Little Red Hen Publishing Company.
Since the start of my writing career, four years ago; I have written 9 children's short stories, and over 200 poems, which have been published in various anothologies and websites around the globe; have self-published my first fifty poems in a chapbook named, THE FIRST FIFTY YEARS, and have just published DODWOOD EXPRESS, an anthology of contestants poetry for the Canadian Poetry Association, which I am the British Columbia, Chapter Chair.
Presently, I am working on my autobiography, writing poetry, short stories, singing, while working on some of my original songs and music.
I have won several poetry contests, with two first prizes -- 6 Honourable Mentions, having had 101 of my poems placed on CD Rom by KEDCO STUDIOS in Las Vegas, USA. I was also placed on the Award Winners Anthology CD for KEDCO, where 5 of my winning poems were placed. A recent win was the Luna CD contest, in North Carolina, in which I won first prize for a love poem I wrote called "BE FREE", plus I have just had several of my poems placed on CDRom by Hidden Brook Press.
Most recently, on July 3,2001, I was asked by the Canadian Poetry Association to have ten of my poems, a bio and bibliography to be published in hard copy, and to join with 8 other well known Canadian Poets.
For full detailed publishing information ... see the link below .. to my Publishing Info on my web site.