Jack Phillips grew up in San Diego, California. He has worked alongside EMS personnel, law enforcement, and fire fighters for nearly twenty years. He discovered a passion for writing by writing a short story about 9/11 in 2001, has written screenplays, and has always worked towards publishing this novel. Whenever the chance arrives he finds himself writing another story. Off the Deep End is his first published novel. He lives in San Diego, still working in EMS as a Supervisor and EMT, living with his pretentious two dogs while continuing to write more and more each day.