James Edgar Skye is a native of Salinas, California. He was diagnosed with Bipolar One disorder in 2007, and his journey with this disease heavily influences his writing. His love for writing and his experience with Bipolar one helped create the moniker and his brand “The Bipolar Writer.”
J.E. considers himself a young adult/adult fiction and fantasy fiction novelist but he also writes screenplays and non-fiction. He writes within the fantasy/romance/drama genres in his novels and screenplays. J.E. has written a screenplay entitled Memory of Shane and is working on a novel of the same name. In 2019, he completed the first drafts of a novella entitled Angel on the Ward and his first foray into fantasy fiction with his novel Rise of the Nephilim.
J.E. in July of 2018 graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Creative Writing and English (minoring in journalism and political science) in 2018 from Southern New Hampshire University. In October 2018, he started his Master’s program in the same area as his undergraduate degree at SNHU. In his spare time, when he is not writing fiction, J.E. likes writes small feature articles that chronicle issues relating to his mental illness like anxiety, depression, insomnia, and suicide. He plans on combining these articles to write a memoir on his experiences entitled The Bipolar Writer.
J.E. is a coffee addict and spends most of his time in coffee shops writing. He also loves Japanese culture including anime and foods like sushi/sashimi and loves Korean pop. In his spare time, he plays role-playing video games to cope with his depression. Music is a major part of how J.E. deals with depression and anxiety. He also loves to watch sports and actively roots for the Dodgers, Broncos, Lakers, and Alabama football.Become a Patron!