I am a retired attorney from the Philadelphia area. I hold a Master's Degree in History. I write fiction, and have had several books published electronically. My alternate history of the First World War, The Kaiser Moves East (/www.smashwords.com/books/view/115609), is available for 99 cents, and my Oz book, The Giant Chinchilla of Oz is available in paperback and Kindle format on Amazon. Check out the free samples!
I did play in tournaments many years ago, never achieving a rating above 1800. I find the turn-based format more to my liking, and I have no intention of returning to serious over the board play.