Author, Lecturer, Historian, Graphic Designer, Disability Advocate, Docent!
Mark Carlson, 51, is a freelance writer and aviation historian. Past President of Poway-Black Mountain Toastmasters club, he established the FUNspeakable historical entertainment series. He is a former graphic designer who lost his sight through a hereditary disorder in 1998. He worked as a specialist in low-vision assistive technology for seven years. On weekends, he is a docent tour guide at the San Diego Air and Space Museum. He is the author of six mainstream historical novels, and his work has been published in Bark Magazine, Dog Fancy, Flight Journal, The Hook, Warbirds, and Aviation History.
He is currently working on a book about aviation in film.
Mark, his wife Jane, and Musket live in San Diego, California.