Bill EE-tem. Had lots of jobs, ex high school math teacher, data entry / legal coder, big rig driver, fork lift driver, bar bouncer, waiter etc., etc. B.A. in Mathematics from the University of Minnesota. Living in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area. Lived in Los Angeles for a few years. Same with Colorado. Lived in Mexico for 20 months, mostly in Oaxaca. Traveled round Europe for a few months after college.
My novels usually deal with kids who find themselves trapped in dire circumstances where they must either do something courageous or else they will be crushed by the dire circumstances.
'Constitutional History of the Western World' is very lengthy at over half a million words so I have some abridgments of it.