I write science fantasy, weaving stories of adventures I imagine myself having. I aspire to write stories that inspire and change the world, one individual at a time. Because that’s who matters to me, the individual. But ultimately it does not matter to me if any of my books ever change the world, as long as that one individual can immerse oneself in my stories, and come out refreshed, fueled and ready to take on the world. This is not escaping from life, this is reaffirming and recharging one’s values and life.

I am an author and artist who is passionate about books, sci-fi and fantasy. When I’m not lost in the worlds I create through my writing, I am found lost in the worlds I create with my paintings. I am completely and proudly self-taught in all areas of visual and literary arts and am still learning! After quitting a PhD candidature in Physics, after getting two Master’s degrees, one in Mathematics and one in Physics.

With regards to my style, I aspire to achieve romantic realism in all my artworks, whether visual or literary. I am passionate about bringing out the light, both in my writings and in my paintings.

Favorite Quotes

“Romantic art is the fuel and the spark plug of a man’s soul; its task is to set a soul on fire and never let it go out.”

Ayn Rand

“That which is not worth contemplating in life, is not worth re-creating in art.

Ayn Rand

“Misery, disease, disaster, evil, all the negatives of human existence, are proper subjects of study in life, for the purpose of understanding and correcting them—but are not proper subjects of contemplation for contemplation’s sake. In art, and in literature, these negatives are worth re-creating only in relation to some positive, as a foil, as a contrast, as a means of stressing the positive—but not as an end in themselves.”

Ayn Rand

Favorite Authors/ Influences

Ayn Rand

Terry Goodkind

Favorite Painters/ Influences

Susan Harrison-Tustain

Vladimir Volegov

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