Ben is a native of Utah, USA and has enjoyed writing since junior high school. He joined the newspaper staff of his high school and eventually became editor-in-chief. He also contributed heavily to his high school’s literary magazine.
He earned a B.S. with Honors in English with an emphasis in Professional and Technical Writing from Utah State University. From there, he began his technical communication career with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and eventually transitioned into business analysis and functional analysis.
Born and raised in Long Beach, California, David received his B.A. in Elementary Education from Brigham Young University and his M.S. in Instructional Design from the University of Southern California. He spent many years in the cold-war aerospace industry as a programmer, analyst, and project manager before moving his family to Utah, USA, and working for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in information technology.
Now retired, David and his wife Evelyn own plots in the Kaysville City cemetery, so Kaysville is home. The couple raised three children and enjoy five grandchildren.
An active member of the League of Utah Writers, David has received Gold Quill awards for two non-fiction books, Searching Isaiah and Flooding My Life with the Book of Mormon, and the Silver Quill award for his novel, The Porch. He has three books currently in the works and has written weekly blog posts for an online education company and an email security company. He also maintains his own weekly blog, Ere You Left Your Room This Morning.