Born and raised in Orlando, Florida. In my lifetime, a rocket trail in the eastern sky has gone from an event to celebrate to a common occurrence. I am encouraged by the rapid progression of technology, as the science fiction of my youth evolves into reality.
Ode is the runt of his nest struggling to survive in a cruel world very different from Earth. Ode's efforts to adapt to his circumstances place him on a path directly in conflict with his siblings and the legacy of his people.
A Middle School Christmas Carol is a modern retelling of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. The iconic Mr. Scrooge has been replaced by Mr. Jacob King, a middle school science teacher. Mr. Jacob King doesn't believe in Santa Claus, Christmas or anything that cannot be explained by a science, until his life is interrupted by three spirits.
Small Steps is a science fiction novel set in the near future. The story is told from the point of view of multiple people that are unknowingly at a critical stage in the exploration and settlement of the solar system. One company controls the ability to travel at the speed of light while many others want that technology, including one of the established governments on Earth.
The Janitor’s 13th Key is a short story set in the near future when students must pass an end of the year exam conducted in virtual reality. When one student disappears after the exam, her best friend, Vic (never Victoria), sets out to discover the truth.
Morph, My Story, is a short story about a girl from Oklahoma. On a trip to the Florida Keys sponsored by Make a Wish, she gets the chance to swim with dolphins, both wild and captured. It's a week of new experiences for a girl that never saw the ocean before and this magical trip marks the start of a new chance at life.
Prom Revolution takes place in the year 2116. Mikey, born outside the city, doesn’t trust the government and his fears take center stage when he learns that the instantaneous transports don’t work as promised. Steve, Mikey’s best friend, is going to make his first jump from Orlando despite warnings from Mikey. Sometimes the world changes when a kid tries to do the right thing and protect a friend.