He is also the creator of good words (right order) a website about the craft of writing.
Patrick is also a veteran of the creative side of the advertising business. He worked his words in the service of commerce for many years before he dared to write fiction. His advertising work has garnered many self-congratulatory industry awards including One Show and Communication Arts honors. You can browse his portfolio if you like. You could also hire him. He works freelance.
He lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his lovely wife, small child, hyperactive dog and a lot of books.