Alan Venable is a native Floridian and a literature addict. He spends a lot of his free time covering Tampa Bay happenings and local stories, utilizing an English degree from USF Tampa. He’s written for a wide range of audiences, from NYC tech fanatics to over-the-road truck drivers; from spirited fashionistas to bar crawlers. You might catch him downtown reading a book on a green bench, but probably not. He spends most his days behind his computer. You can contact him or learn more at AlanVenable.com.