Don't Hold Your Breath

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About the author

Chad Lee Erway

I was born in Jacksonville, FL in 1978 to Chris and Sue Erway. My dad was in the Navy so, growing up I moved around a lot. From Florida, we headed to California then Mississippi then Washington state. Washington is where my dad retired from the Navy after 20 years of service.

At the time, the Navy paid for one last move so my parents decided to move to their home state of Michigan.

We arrived in Michigan sometime in 1994 (or thereabouts) and I've never left. I graduated from Perry High School and from there went straight to work. I sold industrial diesel engine parts for 10-years before leaving to open my own business in 2007. It was called Gamers Sanctuary and we specialized in tabletop hobby games (board games, roleplaying games, card games, and miniature war games). After running that for 8 years I sold it to an employee and went back to working in the industrial diesel engine industry.

All throughout my childhood I always had a vivid imagination and during my grade school years, I dreamed and wrote all kinds of stories and comic strips. Sadly, after leaving school and joining the workforce, my creative endeavors got put on the backburner.

Then, staring down the barrel of my 40th birthday, I decided it was time to put all those adventures and stories that I'd been storing away over the years down on paper and turn them loose on the world.

I enjoy writing but seeing folks delve into the worlds I've created and get lost in the adventure is where my real joy comes from.