I have worked variously as a bartender, waiter, restaurant manager, window washer, grocery clerk, delivery driver, telemarketer, bead stringer, and screenwriter. Failing upward, I turned to education and spent twenty-two years teaching third, fourth, and fifth grade, and as an elementary math specialist. I published my first novel, The Book of Moon, in November 2016, and am pleased to announce the publication of my second novel, The Accidental Savant.
The Accidental Savant
That’s the mantra of Gregory “Friz” Collins, a Texas boy who chases footballs like a border collie romping after frisbees—until a concussion knocks him clear into another hemisphere.
Friz is not one in a million—he’s one in many millions. Because…injuring his brain opens his mind.
When it rewires, Friz has an astounding new ability.
The Kindle Edition of The Accidental Savant launches on February 14, 2021, but you can pre-order your copy today.
“An exceptional coming-of-age tale! Wonderful characters—and the perfect balance of humor and poignancy.”
— Lesley Kagan, author of Every Now and Then, The Mutual Admiration Society, and Whistling in the Dark
The Book of Moon
"It coulda been worse."
The Book of Moon is a story about 15-year-old Moon Landing, whose world is disintegrating along with his parents' marriage. To make sense of it all, Moon embarks on a quest to learn who his parents are—what brought them together and what drove them apart—and what it all means for his future.
A Catcher in the Rye for the selfie generation! Moon Landing is a darkly hilarious narrator of the contradictions and confusion of growing up. Thrilling, vivid, and deeply satisfying!
— Chuck Ranberg, five-time Emmy-winning writer of Frasier and Desperate Housewives