“I don’t want life to imitate art. I want life to be art.”
- Carrie Fisher
Diagnosed with a bipolar II disorder in 1995. He has frequently talked and blogged about the issue. John hopes to use his struggles to bring light to the great things that individuals with bipolar and other mental health issues have and can accomplish.
John and Mary believe firmly that no one has the right to bully, harass, harm or intimidate anyone regardless of people group, religion, gender identity or any reasons. John frequently discusses this on his social media and blog.
John and Mary next convention will be at TeslaCon 11 : November 4-8, 2021 : Madison Marriot West : Middleton, WI.
Mr. White is an accomplished artist whose works have been purchased by Joanne Woodward & Paul Newman, Arlene & Brent Musburger, and has a painting on display at the US Coast Guard Academy. John has worked as courtroom artist in Lubbock, Texas and a muralist in several states.
John has lived in Italy, Canada, and now resides in Ohio with his lovely wife Mary, and feline overlord Tesla. John R. White is an honourably discharged USAF veteran and is invested as an Officer in the Sovereign Military order of Sealand.
Johns published works vary from Steampunk, to Hard Sci-fi, and non-fiction social critiques. His next work to be published work will be a supernatural suspense novel.
Tales of the Airship Neverland has earned high reviews and nominations in steampunk writing awards.
"A strong base for a series of novels here. The world-building is excellent, the plot is strong, and all the steampunky stuff is fun." --Keith R.A. DeCandido
"Steampunk to the max!"-- Sci-fi Radio.
"Lace up your corset and grab your pixie dust, this is not your mother’s Peter Pan. Tales of the Airship Neverland breathes steam into the classic story written by J.M. Barrie. Like Barrie, John Randall White creates three universes whose inhabitants are in conflict in a classic tale of good versus evil and desire for power. ." -- Steampunk Chronicle.
Tales of The Airship Neverland: A Steampunk Fairy Tale is a marvelous beginning to the Neverland trilogy."-- Esteampunk Magazine.
"Airship Neverland is a fun, nuanced, steampunk vision of the classic story of Captain Hook and the Lost Boys. It's the clockwork and airship journey of how people came to be the characters we know from our youth."-- Kevin D Steil ~ Airship Ambassador “
Awards and Nominations: 2012 Steamcon IV Airship Award nominee in the written category.