Mom in her natural state...laughing heartily. Mary Lee was smart-as-a-whip, curious about everything, and kept a house full of books and people. They don't make 'em like her anymore. Damn few, that's for sure.
WAYNE SPITZER is an author, filmmaker, and teacher of writing from the Pacific Northwest. His genre work includes an SF/horror novel, Flashback (Books in Motion/Classic Ventures, 1993), the movies Shadows in the Garden (IndieFlix, 2007) and Monstersdotcom (Brimstone LLC, 2003),
and numerous low-budget television programs and ad spots. His non-genre work has appeared in Columbia: The Magazine of Northwest History, subTerrain, Micro-film: The Magazine of Personal Cinema in Action, and Generation X National Journal. In 2008 he completed a lengthy scriptment based upon Algernon Blackwood's The Willows. A graduate of Gonzaga University, Wayne is currently an MFA candidate at Eastern Washington University, where he is completing a fictionalized memoir titled X-Ray Rider, about growing up in the 1970s. Wayne teaches creative writing at Airway Heights Corrections Center and Corbin Art Center in Spokane, WA.