Paul is originally from Belleville, IL and has actively written science fiction since the age of ten. He is an avid “philosopher” reader and superstar baseball fan. In 2010, he participated as a writer and keynote speaker in the summa metaphysics project. In his other life, he works in the financial industries as an investment banker and certified public account for the Federal Government. Before becoming a public servant, paul briefly practiced philosophy after graduating from the University of Arizona currently resides in the Washington D.C. area and is an active blogger. The Mission is paul’s first novel and he is working on his next novel in the genre of philosophy.