Bachelor in Political Science, University Oregon, 1968.
Freelance writer, 1968-1978; owner, Proseworthy & Wordsmith, Pittsburgh, 1978-1983; president, principal, publisher, Blue Heron Publishing, Inc., Hillsboro, 1985-1998 (company sold). Assistant Professor of Publishing, Portland State University, 2001-2011 (emeritus).
Volunteer career speaker to local and regional schools, Oregon, Washington, since 1987. Member Pacific Northwest Writers (director 1987-1989), Northwest Writers, Inc. (director 1989), Oregon Writers Colony (director 1987-1989), Oregon Literary Coalition, Northwest Association Book Publications (director 1989-1990), Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association, Willamette Writers.
Married Linny Singer, May 27, 1978.