Writer #12635
Daphne, AL
4 Star Rating
3 Love Lists
5 Clients
10,000 Words
Erik is a former naval officer and current defense contractor (but he's not allowed to talk about it). He is also the author of Demon, Guardian, Bigfoot Crank Stomp, and numerous small press works and short stories. He started writing for publication in 2005 tender age of twenty-seven. In 2006, he attended the Borderlands Press Short Story Writers Bootcamp, where he learned under such best-selling writers as F. Paul Wilson, Thomas F. Monteleone, Thomas Tessier, and Douglas Clegg. Since then, he has routinely sold short stories, novellas, and novels both professional and small markets magazines and publishers. In 2014, HarperCollins published his novel Demon, followed by its sequel, Guardian, in 2015. In addition, in 2014, the film rights for his novel Bigfoot Crank Stomp were optioned for film. Currently, besides writing, he working with a Hollywood publishing/production company to develop some of his work for both publication and possibly television.


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Industry Projects

  • Government20+

Summary of Industry Experience


Erik is a former Naval Officer and defense contrator with over thirteen years of combined experience in Navy training and technical writing.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post100+
  • Book1
  • eBook1
  • Twitter Post0

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Erik maintains an active blog for his own personal use but has also blogged numerous times in third-party blogs by invitiation and/or as part of a promotion for his books. Over all, he's completed more than a hundred blog post in some form or another.


Erik is the author of nine books that have been published by a variety of publishers, including HarperCollins. He has also self-published several works as e-books, in which he did all of the formating and cover design.


Although he's only been paid to do one e-book, he has several years of experience converting his own writing to the e-book format for Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble's Nook, and Kobo.

Twitter Post

Erik is an active user of Twitter. He uses it both for personal communication and for promotional reasons in regards to publication news. He also has his Twitter linked to Facebook and his Amazon Author Page so that all get updated as soon as he sends out Tweet.

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