John R. Mattox, II began typing stories into his father's TRS 80 Color Computer as a child and hasn't stopped writing since.
He is currently employed by Corporate Executive Board as a Senior Consultant where he analyzes data and writes articles about learning and talent analytics.
In August 2014 he published his first book, Predictive Analytics for Human Resources with Jac Fitz-enz.
His favorite authors include Hemingway, Fitzgerald, Gladwell, Creighton, Cialdini, Gould, Tolkien, Conroy and anyone who can tell a good story to keep the pages turning.
Thirteen Brother Pirates: The Journey Begins started as a story for his children and grew into a fully fledged novel. It continues with a sequel Thirteen Brother Pirates: Rise of the Privateers. A third novel, Thirteen Brother Pirates: Patriot's Choice is in the works. So stay tuned!