Aan Sinanta – A Talented Writer from Anchorage, Alaska
Aan Sinanta was born and brought up in Anchorage, Alaska, and is a writer by profession. Growing up, he was always very passionate about reading, and by the time he was 15, he had already collected a large number of books in his personal library. In college, however, he majored in World History, with a minor in Literature. He began his career with a travel firm where he eventually became a manager. With time, he regained his passion for reading, and then decided to start writing. He wrote his first book when he was 25.. However, since he was very busy, it took him to two years to complete it. After that his passion for writing was invoked, and he started writing more often.
He met his wife Catherine in college, and they got married a few years later. They both share their interest in reading, and she even co-authored one of his books. They have two children: a 5 year old son, and a 3 year old daughter. Catherine left her job when their son was born to take on the full time duty of a mom. Aan Sinanta is a loving father and makes sure that he actively participates in the lives of his children.
He enjoys adventure sports like skiing, snowboarding, and snowmobiling. He enjoys travelling, and takes a vacation whenever he can. His most memorable trip was in college when him and his wife went backpacking through Europe. Now, he tries to make sure that he takes his family for a vacation every year. Next on his list is to go to Disneyland for the children.
Since he first started writing, he has written a number of books and short stories, some of which are inspirational books for children. In the beginning of 2012, he left his full time job, and began writing his next book. Since the publishing of his 10 books, he is somewhat of a celebrity in his home town where he is often invited as a guest, and does book signings.