About

Dan Central Park 3

A native of Wisconsin and Connecticut, DT deserted aspirations of being a biologist to live the corporate dream and raise a family.  After six homes, a ten-year stint in Singapore and Taiwan, and an imagination that never slept, his muse refused to be hobbled as a mere dream. Now a full time writer, DT writes science fiction and alternate-world fantasy.

But who is Dan … really.

  • A Passionate Curmudgeon who likes growing tomatoes
  • Science by training
  • Superhero in his dreams
  • Writes in silence because he can’t think with all that noise
  • Blogs about important issues, like if robots will ever achieve true love
  • Newly minted grandpa, whose child rearing prowess was forged in the Neolithic Era
  • Thinks Carl Sagan was a really cool alien
  • Would like to see Neil deGrasse Tyson run for President
  • Not into zombies, it’s just too biologically unrealistic
  • Loves to cook, because its chemistry and you get to eat the experiments
  • Drinks vodka, because he’s on a low carb diet
  • Carnivores rule, Vegans drool; if he wants vegetables, he eats chicken
  • Former Peace Corps Volunteer, because dengue fever and gut worms were on his bucket list
  • Sucker for good animation, even the cute ones
  • Likes romantic elements as long as it breaks all the rules of the RWA formula
  • Not allowed to buy clothes without permission
  • Texts with one finger, uses correct punctuation and apostrophes
  • Collects concept art, Hubble constellations, and pictures of black holes
  • Favorite authors: Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Barbara Kingsolver, JRR Tolkien, Mary Doria Russel, James Clavell, Robert Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, Margaret Atwood, Michael Crichton, Frank Herbert, Neil Gaiman, Ken Follett, and … himself
  • And finally — secretly believes “growing up” is a highly overrated concept

 

Represented by Victoria Lea of the Aponte Literary Agency

 

Header Graphic: The Library.  Photographer Lori Nix, is a self-described, non-traditional photographer who constructs her subjects (rather than look for them).  From her collection “The City”, The Library is an imagined city of our future, where something either natural or as the result of mankind, has emptied the city of its human inhabitants. The walls are deteriorating, the ceilings are falling in, the structures barely stand, yet Mother Nature is slowly taking them over. These spaces are filled with flora, fauna and insects, reclaiming what was theirs before man’s encroachment. You can learn more about Lori’s works at www.lorinix.com.

6 thoughts on “About”

  1. Cole Krippene said:

    You’re related to Edward Doty, indentured servant on the Mayflower.

  2. Greeeeat image!

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