“Internationally acclaimed author, biographer, and ghostwriter of non-fiction and novels” sounds fancy, but I’m simply a professional with skills and a mission to write entertaining, uplifting stories for my readers’ enjoyment.
People tell me, “You create emotional stories… paint pictures with words.” Well, I write what I see in front of me,
Some people thrive on criticism. The giving part, not the receiving part. Artists are a target for such characters, because artists are trying to communicate aesthetically and because they have put themselves in the spotlight, so to speak – they are easy targets. Don’t let the critics get you down.
Easier said than done.
John grew up in the South Bronx during the 70s and 80s during a tough time for that community. He understands the importance of a neighborhood coming together and working for real solutions. That experience along with the love and support of his family shaped his early artist passions and gave him a purpose to try to make the world a better place by spreading beauty with his creative energy.
Growing up I never thought I would be a writer, my first love was music, playing piano, singing and eventually learning a few more instruments in a jazz ensemble. However when I was 12 my mother opened a used bookstore, then a card and comic shop and I was immersed into a world of unlimited books and graphic art.
About the Artist
Elizabeth C. Sullivan gave up an artistic life to single-handedly provide for her child with no help from the adventurous ex-husband/father. When the job was done, she resumed artistic pursuits and has been an artist full time for the last 15 years,
I used to sit “center stage” where artistic endeavors were concerned…I sang and acted in New York and Los Angeles – in church as soloist, musicals, opera and straight drama, both on stage and on TV. I sang under Leonard Bernstein’s baton in New York, sang in the New York Opera as well as Off-Broadway.