J. Goodson Dodd
According to the bio on his website: "J. Goodson Dodd was born and raised in Houston, Texas. He has often remarked that he showed a particular aptitude creative storytelling and invention. At the age of twelve with the aid of a childhood friend he produced his first short film and continued to write screenplays throughout highschool, producing them on a shoestring budget with a small cabal of close friends. While attending college at the University of Houston he steered his focus toward prose work. He eventually graduated with a degree in English Literature with a minor concentration in history."