Tony was born in Springfield, Oregon in the fall of 1969 and spent much of his childhood being moved from one location to another. Finally setting out on his own at age 16 Tony has since made his own way in the world with time spent in the military (USN 88-91), in the medical field(91-95), as an IT Guru during the dot.com era (95-2003), and as a professional Chef for many years. He wrote his first full length novel in 2009 for that years National Novel Writing Month. Since that time he has sold that book as a self published title until it was picked up for publication by Permuted Press. He is currently working on a significantly more ambitious project in between the rigors of working a full time job and trying to keep his life together during these rough economic times.