When people ask me where I’m from, I don’t have a good answer. Just like millions of other Army Brats around the world, I moved somewhere new every few years, so I have plenty of answers to choose from: I grew up at the United States Military Academy at West Point, where my father was a professor. I attended Furman University in South Carolina. I studied in Asia as a young adult. And sometime in 2009, I put down roots right here in Nashville. So where am I from? Your guess is as good as mine.

I also find it hard to explain what I do. I’m a writer, but I’m not a food writer or a blogger or a traditional journalist. I write about anything that strikes me as interesting, which means I've written about the military, travel, faith, food and education. Heck, once, I even broke a story about a landfill.

My work h been featured in The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, and Entrepreneur Magazine, among many other publications. My debut novel, Beyond the Point, will be published by William Morrow in 2019. So, no, I don’t have a home town. And no, I don’t really have a niche. But that won’t stop me.

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