I write science fiction screenplays; aliens, abductions, galaxies, starships, all that wonderful stuff, but no anal probing.
I spent a bazillion years developing computer systems for the energy business. A decade working on the Grid. Yes that Grid, the one that always fails in apocalyptic sci-fi. It was as exciting as watching Crocozilla vs Godzilla’s Stepson. Not good for the soul.
So some time ago I started my screenwriting education. It was the old cliché, “Damn, I have been wanting to do this, I have been willing to do this.” So I took the leap, retired and dedicated myself to writing great sci-fi. Not the ordinary Mellow Monster from Planet X sci-fi, the good stuff, the 20 year old single malt sci-fi.
Do I have a style? I use fantasy to put ordinary people in extra-ordinary situations. They must evolve to adapt, they must grow to survive. I do not write about heroes, I write about people who have to become heroes.