About Chuck Thurston
Chuck Thurston is one of five boys raised on a small farm in Pennsylvania. He served in the United States Coast Guard, and flew in search and rescue seaplanes. He spent over 30 years in IBM, with many assignments from electronic technician to programmer to manager. In earlier times, in between times and in later years, he has been a turret lathe operator in a factory, a newspaper reporter and columnist, a pick and shovel grunt for a landscaper, and instructor for North Carolina State University in their Industrial Extension Program. He has graduate degrees from SUNY at Geneseo and Appalachian State University. He is a former regional representative for the North Carolina Writers' Network Metro North Region.