Charles Bins is a former journalist and marketing PR pro who has ghost-written hundreds of articles for magazines. Quirky Stories & Poems is his first book.
For three decades, he executed winning campaigns for companies spanning business, technology and consumer products. Before starting his own marketing PR agency, he spent 17 years with a leading agency in New York City representing such clients as Sprint, Dow Chemical, Hewlett-Packard and Armstrong Floors.
Early in his career, he worked for the Bergen Record in N.J., and then became an internationally syndicated entertainment columnist reviewing films and interviewing celebrities such as Tom Hanks, Kenny Rogers and Patty Duke. He earned an M.S. in Marketing/E-Commerce from the City University of New York, and a B.A. in Mass Communications from Rutgers University in N.J.
Now that he’s retired, he’s focusing on fiction. He lives with his wife, Mary, two cats and a cockatoo in Leland, N.C. where he is a contributor to Cape Fear Voices.