Mark Petersen is an undergraduate student at Virginia Tech. He aspires to publish a novel someday, and has already begun work on it. That is, however, a long process. Currently he writes short stories to practice his writing and to gain feedback while also generating an audience. He enjoys thriller/suspense and desires to create a sense of fear in his reader while also imparting something lasting and of value. Mark has won an Honorable Mention Virginia Tech Literary Award for Fiction with his story "Cold Stairs".
Mark enjoys shooting, hiking, driving, coin collecting, reading, movies, and of course writing. He prefers to live somewhere with mountains and forests.