Episode 55

Published on:

9th Feb 2024

J. L. Sullivan - From Brick & Darkness

In this conversation, J. L. Sullivan discusses his book and the process of writing and improving as an author. He shares the importance of continuous improvement and the dedication required to achieve success. The conversation also delves into the details of his book, 'Beyond Brick and Darkness,' a reimagining of Aladdin's lamp. Sullivan explains how he drew inspiration from the original Aladdin story and incorporated elements of horror and metaphysics. The discussion concludes with information on where to find the book.

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Author Ecke
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Have you ever thought about writing your first book? After writing my first novel, I wanted to uncover how other authors went from an idea to a published book. Hopefully, you can find the motivation to take your idea to a printed book. We are here to motivate you; once you publish it, we can have you on the Author Eche. Tell Us Your Story.

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Travis Davis

An Air Force Brat that grew up in Arkansas, Spain, New York, and California. He joined the US Army at 17 years old as an Armored Reconnaissance Specialist and was stationed in the various forts in the United States and in Germany, where he met his beautiful wife. During his three tours in Germany, he conducted hundreds of border patrols along the East-West German border and Czechoslovakia West German border. Where he saw first-hand communism and its oppression of its citizens, he retired from the US Army, where his last duty assignment was Assistant Operations Sergeant of 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment; Fort Polk, Louisiana. He is a lifetime member of the Sergeant Morales Club and received multiple awards, including the Meritorious Service Medal. He currently works for a cyber security company as a Director Technical Solutions Specialist has held leadership positions in numerous leading software companies, and has spoken at technology conferences in the US and Europe. He was the Technical Editor for Que Publishing for their Microsoft MCSE series and contributing author for the Windows 2000 Handbook. Travis is the co-founder of Point N Time Software and the inventor of Meeting Mapper and Strategy Mapper.

While not writing or working, Travis enjoys exercising, traveling (he loves a good road trip), baking different loaves of bread, and just relaxing in his backyard with friends and family while having a cold beer. He currently lives in Allen, Texas, with his wife of 36 years; he has three adult children, two daughters living in Arkansas, one son living in Northern Virginia, and seven wonderful grandchildren.

“Travis never met a stranger,” his wife always says.