I often get asked how I began on this path, a few factors were involved. When I was in third grade I was obsessed with writing stories and visualizing them. I was certain I was going to write books one day. But like most children do, I lost sight of that dream and stopped writing stories. It wasn’t until I was older, I’d read a really good book, it hit me again. I wanted to tell a story like that. I wanted to take readers on a journey and have them lose themselves for hours in a world I created. So, I picked up my pencil and got to work. Yes, back then it was a pencil. I have not stopped writing since.