Welcome!

Thanks for stopping by. My name is Gene Hult, and I'm a full-time freelance writer, editor, publisher, and photographer based in Houston, Texas.
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My first book of poems, Render, is now available from Brighten Press.

Under my pseudonym J. E. Bright, I specialize in children's stories for all ages, and have had more than 125 novels, novelizations, novelty, and non-fiction books published for boys and girls.
I'm the publisher of Brighten Press, a small company building books for children and adults.
My editing and copy editing services can be requested at Reedsy.
My tutoring services can be hired at Varsity Tutors.
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My culture blog is called Citysqwirl.
My photograph portfolio is available through Getty Images.
I'm also available for author visits to your school, library, camp, club, or other organization.
I hope to hear from you soon to discuss potential projects as author, publisher, speaker, tutor, or editor.