Born in 1972, Charles Matthews is a respected member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. In his off hours from his primary profession in the bio-tech industry, Charles is busy writing short stories and developing fresh concepts for his next book project. His wife and three daughters are an essential writing tool for their honest feedback to his latest ideas. Charles’ philosophy in story-telling is to limit the predictability factor by allowing his characters to be regular people with real human faults. He currently resides in Maryland where he is working on the final installment of the Pinesport Divide science fiction trilogy. Charles also writes and illustrates a very funny and disturbing parody blog called Blog From a Neurotic Teenage Vampire.