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Want to know the real story behind the black belt?

I am proud to announce I have contracted with She Writes Press to publish my book, Kicking and Screaming: a Memoir of Madness and Martial Arts.

Stay tuned for updates and a publication date of April 20, 2021. It’s happening, you guys! See this blog post for the official announcement.

“This inspiring memoir traces the author’s journey through mental illness, alcohol abuse, and challenging relationships with the help of taekwondo. Told with humor and disarming honesty, it captures the reader’s attention with a lively style and sound writing. (It also has a great title.)” – She Writes Press

She Writes Press is a hybrid publishing company with traditional distribution through Ingram Publisher Services.

Please take some time to learn about this wonderful company at

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