Lance Olsen is the author of the Sharky Marky and The Big Race (2014), Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt: An Alphabetic Adventure(2015), and Sharky Marky and the Supermarket Dash (2017 release date).
Early in his career Lance found himself in Hollywood where he would go on to executive produce two feature films: King Cobra (1999) and Pinata Survival Island (2002). After his brief stint in LA, he decided to move back to New Orleans and pursue a career in the arts.
Lance resumed a writing career while at the same time taking classes in video-editing and graphic design. It was there that he befriended his teacher and the eventual illustrator of the Sharky Marky Book Series, Thomas Perry.