Mark’s memoir “𝘾𝙤𝙬𝙗𝙤𝙮𝙨 𝘼𝙧𝙚 𝙉𝙤𝙩 𝙎𝙪𝙥𝙥𝙤𝙨𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝘾𝙧𝙮” will be published in late summer 2021, exact date still to be determined. (Sign up for the email newsletter to receive updates and current information on the publication date.)
Mark is also a published poet and artist who is currently working on several other projects including a full length novel trilogy “𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝘾𝙝𝙧𝙤𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙡𝙚𝙨 𝙤𝙛 𝙁𝙖𝙞𝙩𝙝.”
- Memoir Teaser! Interior title page, Part 3 – Redeeming the Future – July 8, 2021
- Memoir Update – Interior title page, Part 2 -Embracing the Present – June 26, 2021
- Memoir Update – Interior title page, Part 1 -Reconciling the Past – June 7, 2021
- Memoir Update – 9/26/2020
- Memoir Update – 8/29/2020
- Poetry Anthology – 7/25/2020
- Novels Update – 6/13/2020
- Website Update – 12/14/2019
As a much younger man, Mark stood helplessly at the edge of the dark abyss of pain, death and grief. The experience of watching his first wife die at age 26 from breast cancer forced him to question the meaning of life in his search for answers that impact his writings to this day.
“The pain I feel now is the happiness I had before. That’s the deal.” ~C.S. LewisTweet
He has lived his entire life in the Pacific Northwest where the land, nature and people both inspire and fuel his writing. His poetry has been featured in several print and online publications as he works on his first full-length book of his poetry that explores the pain that we all face during our lives and the hope that can rise.
“To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived – that is to have succeeded.” ~Ralph Waldo EmersonTweet
He is happily remarried to a wonderful woman who he claims is the most beautiful and strongest woman he has ever known. He has been blessed with a beautiful daughter who keeps him young in this second chapter of life that he has been granted. He enjoys horses and mountain biking when not writing. He believes in the ‘ripple effect,’ to touch one life and you may touch the world for to share the journey, however brief, is a wonderful gift. His wish is to share the joys, the sorrows, the hope and healing to inspire others to live despite the grief we all carry because there is “Life after…”
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