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Science fiction, fantasy and horror author of over forty short stories and three novels.

Editor of Innsmouth Free Press with Silvia Moreno-Garcia, including World Fantasy Award winner and first-ever all-woman Lovecraft Mythos anthology She Walks in Shadows.

Freelance copy writer, editor and researcher of fiction and non-fiction (email me at thesnowleopard(at)hotmail(dot)com for rates).

Professional historian and translator (Latin and Romance languages).

PhD in Medieval History. Expert in Ancient Greece and Rome, the Crusades, the Reconquista and the Knights Templar (with an emphasis on cross-cultural issues of convivencia), also local legends and folklore, and historic preservation. You can buy my thesis here (or get it free when you donate to the site).

PADI certified in Advanced Open Water Diver, Master Scuba Diver, Deep Diver, Wreck Diver, Peak Performance Buoyancy, Underwater Naturalist, Cold Water Diver, Silfra Tectonic Diver, AWARE Fish Identification, Southeast Atlantic Diver, Equipment Specialist, and Rescue Diver.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer in Aquaculture Extension: Cameroon, West Africa, 1991-4.

Media contact for the Tar River Astronomy Club.

Kitten wrangler for Tarboro Trap Neuter Return.

You can find my old Geocities website here.