Tom is Senior Editor/Writer at Blu Pagoda LLC, a communications, content and marketing company. He has extensive editing and writing experience, with more than 20 years in professional communications with companies such as CE Software, International Network Services, Lucent Technologies, Cisco Systems, and Wells Fargo. Tom truly loves language and takes a no-excuses approach to getting the job done right. He's the author of two books—the novel The Broken Heart Diet , and the children's book, Alfonso, the Christmas Pumpkin —as well as numerous short stories. Tom has also taught small group writing workshops for aspiring storytellers. When not writing, Tom is usually busy being a dad or enjoying the rare opportunity to play drums. Learn more here .