About the Author

Arthur Moore is an educator with over 41 years experience in public, private, and independent settings. He is also an amateur photographer and has illustrated his works with his own photographs. In addition to Journey into Darkness, Mr. Moore has written Summer of Two Worlds, “Heir to Balmawr”, a drama for his fifth grade students, a number of short pieces, and short stories. His latest work is a short story titled “West to Freedom.”

Mr. Moore is also a father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. As he prepares for retirement, he plans to set up a classroom in his home for his great-grandchildren and for local students who wish for some help with their schooling. In his spare time, he enjoys working on his model railroad, which the children enjoy, and taking his kids camping, even if it is in the back yard.

A graduate of Jenkintown High School, just outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, He attended West Chester State College, currently West Chester University. Upon graduation, he joined the Navy and was stationed in Norfolk, Virginia, where he met his wife to be, a widow with four children. Once discharged from the service, he moved to Coatesville, Pennsylvania, began his teaching career, married and brought his new family to live in a 300-year-old farm house in which the children grew up and married, went their own ways, raised their families to become grandparents themselves.

Retiring after a 42-year career, Mr. Moore plans to enjoy the generations of family and time with the model railroad, and time to guide his writings into a new life through publication.