Overview Being a first-born male carries a burden that younger siblings seldom appreciate. At the core of his personality, Garrick is responsible. He understands what needs to be done in order to sustain the ones he loves, and he devotes himself to making sure their needs are met. Garrick will deprive himself to make sure that his younger siblings, Kira...
Ideas are invisible. Ideas are intangible, but they have real impact whenever we act on them. I grew up in a deeply racist household. My mother, who came from a little town in Brasil, carried the prejudices of her own upbringing into mine. In my mother’s homeland many people have dark skin. Hers, in fact, is quite a bit...
A wise person once told me, "Don't depend on public forums. Your website is the only place where you have total control."This has been proven true again. Instagram, which has been a frustration for some time now, closed my account for "violating community standards." I have no idea what standards I've violated, as what I'd posted there was pretty...
A reader in India recently reviewed Crisis, my third novel. It’s certainly not an easy read in terms of content – hence the title – but I felt a bit dismayed when I noted that she’d only given me three stars for a book that had consumed my attention and effort for over two years while I was composing....
Animation is Hard When I first began using 3D tools to illustrate my stories, one of the ideas I had at the time was that I could create animated scenes from my books with total control over all the content. While I’m not averse to sharing power with other people, the problem of relating a vision of what I’m imagining...
I feel a restless desire to instigate revolution, a change in the way people think. While I really enjoy storytelling, sparking that sense of self-reflection lies at the core of what motivates me to write. I put words on paper believing that my readers will be different after my work has been read

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