Lad Moore is a former corporate vice-president who left the boardroom in 1998 and returned to his roots in "Deep East Texas"- the fountainhead for much of his writing. He retired to a small farm near mysterious Caddo Lake and the historic steamboat town of Jefferson. In the solitude of those surroundings, when not writing, he walks the piney trails among the muscadines-with his "ever-encouraging" Australian Shepherd, Quigley.
Life experiences are splashed freely into his writings. His early years were like a pinball game, shuffling among caring family members between stints at military school. His parents divorced early, and his father was always away-following his dream, soldier of fortune style. There were years of rare adventure-life in strife-torn Indonesia, Burma, and a year on board a steamer-freighter sailing the world. In high school he joined a circus-only one event in a series of rites of passages that he reflects upon in his stories.
He has written and published many of his works. A collection of stories, Odie Dodie, has been published by BeWrite Books. A second collection, Firefly Rides, is nearing completion. A non-fiction work in progress, Offspring of the Tiger, will portray what he calls his 'dizzy' relationship with his father-one of the storied Hump Pilots of World War II.