As a TV director-producer, JACK PETERSEN worked for a number of television stations across the mid-western United States. After moving to Ohio, he also included directing stage plays for various theatres as part of his career (and stopped counting after having directed his 100th play late in the 1980’s.) Both of these entertainment fields led naturally to creative writing, and to date his plays have been produced as far east as Boston, Massachusetts and as far west as Salem, Oregon. Jack has had a number of his plays introduced as the result of playwriting competitions across the country. Jack is married to the novelist Juli Ocean, and presently they live in Columbus, Ohio.