Rix Quinn was born and raised in
Fort Worth, Texas. He holds a B.A. in journalism from Texas Christian
University, and a M.A. (with thesis emphasis in persuasive writing) from
California State University.
In his 25-plus year career, he’s worked as a national business magazine editor and publisher, and as a syndicated newspaper columnist. He has also written daily humor features for syndicated radio shows.
He has written several books, including Words That Stick (Ten Speed Press/Random House); and Baby Boomers Speak! and Small Steps (Booksurge.com).
He has developed several e-books available for Amazon Kindle. His latest emphasizes the value of entertainment as the primary component of teaching. It's called Micro Story: 25 tips to turn (almost) any subject into a short story.
Rix also creates presentations for the magazine and newspaper publishing industries, and for the education service center and independent school district fields.
Quinn – primarily a biographer – specializes in teaching first-person interview techniques, biographical development, and micro-story creation.
He holds memberships in the Authors Guild, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the National Council for History Education.
(Client references -- by industry -- are available on request.)