BJ is a home handyman, furniture maker, craft beer drinker, and spreadsheet fanatic. His past lives include being a former thespian, chemist, bookkeeper, fundraiser, photographer, vegetable gardener, wood cutter, butterfly collector, ice hockey player, fisherman, and archery enthusiast.
Favorite authors influencing BJ’s writing style include Eric Ambler, Raymond Chandler, Harlan Coben, Janet Evanovitch, Dick Francis, Sue Grafton, Dashiel Hammett, Gregory McDonald, John D. McDonald, Robert B. Parker, and Rex Stout. Authors influencing his science fiction stories include Poul Anderson, Isaac Azimov, Ray Bradbury, Arthur C. Clarke, Robert A. Heinlein, Frank Herbert, Ursula K. Le Guin, Andre Norton, Frederick Pohl, Robert Silverburg, and Clifford D. Simak.
BJ enjoys seashore life in the Florida Keys with his wife Mary Lou (see her author website).