Joe was born in Carthage, Illinois, and currently lives in Rogers, Arkansas with his wife Andee, their son Fletcher, and their cats Archer and Biscuit. Joe is a freelance writer, web designer, and substitute teacher. Joe has published four novels, a short
story collection, and over 1,000 magazine and newspaper articles and reviews. He collected Mego action figures and in his free time, he plays City of Heroes and Toon Town: Corporate Clash.