Mark Rivett grew up in Frankenmuth Michigan - home of the world's largest Christmas store. At the age of 18 he moved to Pennsylvania to pursue several degrees in art and technology. Mark's professional career has included four years as a multimedia instructor, six years as a web developer, and he currently works as an interface designer in downtown Pittsburgh. Mark is fascinated by the macabre and his writing is inspired by the horror and suspense genre. In addition to writing Mark paints, builds models, plays poker, and continues to further his education.