David A. Todd is the author of fiction and non-fiction, book-length and short pieces, serious and humorous. To date he has written and published fivew novels, one novella, eleven short stories, five non-fiction books, a book of poetry, a professional essay, and has edited a book of 19th century, public domain articles.
Since beginning to write creatively more than fifteen years ago, he continues to work on new items. He is (fall 2017) in the beginning stages of writing a new novel, a prequel to his church history novels; has a new short story ready in development; and will then begin work on another novel and a non-fiction book to follow-up on ones he’s already published. He has about twenty more books waiting their turn to escape from the gray cells to paper or pixels.
He has written a number of poems, with sonnets being his preferred form. Nine of these poems have been published in print journals. He has written a newspaper column (historical-political), feature articles for the local weekly, and has pursued magazine freelancing. His work has appeared in nine print publications and three on-line publications. He has published over 30 engineering articles, and made approximately 20 conference presentations.
David is a civil engineer by profession, a genealogist by avocation, an environmentalist by choice, and a writer by passion. He grew up in Rhode Island, where he attended public schools in Cranston, then the University of Rhode Island. In his adult life he has lived in Kansas City, Saudi Arabia, Asheboro North Carolina, Kuwait, and now northwest Arkansas since 1991. Along the way he acquired a love for history and poetry.
David can be reached at norman_d_gutter AT yahoo DOT com.