My Muse

It’s been said many times (I’m not sure by whom), writers write what they know. I am a national security expert writing a fiction political thriller about national security issues and of course, weapons of mass destruction (WMD)–cue scary music. My novel takes place primarily in the Pentagon and at Fort Lesley J. McNair, and my protagonist Dr. Morgan Shaw is a professor starting her new job at that National War College at the National Defense University (NDU). I’ve worked in the Pentagon for two years and currently work at NDU. For more than seven years, I have been working for NDU. Read more…

I am a Writer

Once upon a time, a national security expert decided to become a writer… For years, I’ve been telling people that I want to become a writer when I grow up–or rather when I grow up for the second time around. In my first adult life, I am an expert on weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and teach at the National Defense University (NDU)–cue scary music. And now, I want to be a fiction writer and write political thrillers–cue record scratching music. In reality, I write all the time for my work. Writing is a part of my daily life. I’ve Read more…