Student, University Houston, 1971. Master of Arts, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Colorado, 2001.
Indiana business consultant, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, Phoenix, San Francisco, 1984-1993. Columnist Fort Bend Herald Coaster Hartman Newspapers, 1984-1993. Freelance writer, editor Houston, since 1990.
Owner BlueStockings professional writing/editing service, since 1996. Creative writing instructor W. Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, University Houston, West Houston Institute, since 1996. Copy editor, designer Texas Review Press Sam Houston State University, since 1996.
Member Texas Association Creative Writing Instructors, Houston League of Writers, Austin Writer's League, Bay Area Writer's League (award 1999), Panhandle Professional Writers (award 1999, overall winner Frontiers in Writing Conference 1999), Mensa.
Married Karen Lee Marie Faust, June 3, 1995. Children from a previous marriage: James Michael, Kristen Alyse. Stepchildren: Alexander, Melissa.