About Lee

Lee in Death Valley Closeup 1Lee Tidball is a represented, 4 times optioned screenwriter, author, and travel writer. His two novels, WINDFORK SECRETS (middle-grade/YA historical fantasy) and MALLED (dark teen/YA action/thriller based on his screenplay) have both been Amazon Kindle Store Bestsellers at various times in their respective categories. He has published travel articles in both regional and national magazines and e-zines, and is a member of the International Travel Writers and Photographers Alliance (ITWPA).  He currently writes from northern California where he lives with the two loves of his life, his partner, Cyndie, and his Giant OCR1 road bike. He enjoys movies, theater, history, staying in shape, and traveling to scenic and/or historical destinations around the world.

Prior to becoming a full-time writer, Lee spent many years as a middle-grades teacher in his adopted hometown of Modesto, California, and was twice honored by former students with nomination for and placement in the Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers reference listing. He’s also spent ten seasons coaching girls youth soccer, 22 seasons coaching youth runners, founded a children’s community theater company, directed nearly a dozen children’s theater productions, and acted in numerous community and church theater productions over the years. Much of the inspiration for his stories and characters continues to come from the hundreds of students, athletes, and actors he has served in these endeavors.

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