About the Author

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Scott or as his friends call him, Scotty, lives in New England with his adopted cat and best friend, Walter.

Having earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communication, he has had experience with editing, journalism, desktop publishing, videography, and is a full-time author.

Additionally, he is now making plans to attain his Master’s degree in Creative Writing.

In his spare time, he tends his garden growing a variety of vegetables with a particular (some say fanatical) fondness for hot peppers.

He also enjoys cooking with an emphasis on Indian, Thai, Russian, Czechoslovakian, Hungarian, Chinese, Spanish, Middle Eastern (especially Algerian, Iraqi, and Egyptian), Mexican, and Italian.  His next venture in culinary delight will be with Caribbean food.

Being an avid explorer, he has spent time in all but two states in America and is always on the lookout for someplace new (he just never thought it would be Iraq and Kuwait as his first international travel destinations).  On his list of new places are Pitcairn Island, Easter Island, Stonehenge, Leap Castle in Ireland, the Hobbit village in New Zealand, Hunyad Castle in Romania, and the Mayan ruins in the Yucatan Peninsula.

Other interests include a long-standing fascination with UFO, paranormal, and occult phenomena as well as playing guitar, backpacking, and bike riding.

Please feel free to connect with him, here, through his website.

Resources

For more information on veteran’s support groups, representation, or any other general information pertaining to military/veteran’s issues, check out the links below:

www.woundedwarriorproject.org 

The Wounded Warrior Project is a great place for veterans and their families to connect with others and get involved in a number of different activities.  They also provide support and assistance with a variey of issues.

www.ivaw.org

Iraq Veterans Against the War was founded by veterans and is dedicated to being outspoken for the large number of active duty personnel and veterans who are opposed to the Iraq War.

www.uso.org

The United Service Organization is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide support by “lifting the spirits of America’s military members and their families.”

www.dav.org

The Disabled American Veterans Organization is a great place to seek representation on a variety of issues. They provide free assistance to veterans and their families to ensure benefits and services earned are obtained.

www.va.gov

The official website of the U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs.

For some interesting information regarding the Iraq War and its costs, check out these links:

www.nationalpriorities.org/cost-of/

costsofwar.org/iraq-10-years-after-invasion

For information regarding mental health support in Connecticut including post-traumatic stress and other recovery oriented services, check out this link:

www.ct.gov/dmhas/msp

For information on EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), a valuable psychotherapeutic technique that helps heal the wounds of post-traumatic stress and perhaps find someone to help, check this link out:

www.emdria.org

For those interested in UFOs, the paranormal, and other oddities, check these out:

www.mufon.com

www.stantonfriedman.com

www.legendarytimesbooks.com