Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I grew up in the Midwest and graduated with honors from Princeton University. After graduation, he spent five years in Europe studying literature and preparing to teach meditation. He taught meditation full-time for two years before serving as the Vice President of Sales for seven successful high-tech startup companies. In 2005, he retired from the business world to concentrate on writing.
I have written the 9-book series “Remembering Eternity,” a double international bestseller, as well as “The Whisper of a Saint.”
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
“The Whisper of a Saint”
My writing deals with spiritual Enlightenment, the goal of attaining permanent happiness. This book was inspired by my meeting with a truly Enlightened Master and my experience with his teachings. I became fascinated with the idea of a cross-lifetime Master/disciple relationship, culminating in a final teaching in India.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I write wearing headphones that eliminate all outside noise. I use essential oils to match the mood of my chapter work.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I read the great fiction writers “from the top down” for decades. I have great respect for Tolstoy, Mann, Thomas Wolfe, and Hugo.
What are you working on now?
I am writing a novel about an enlightened couple’s manner of living.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Facebook: rememberingeternity page
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Read a great deal. Write regularly. Study various fields of knowledge related to your work.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Meditate regularly to improve all aspects of life.
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
I’m working on a new novel and have a novella and a collection of short stories to publish.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
“War and Peace”