Offensive Rebound: A Tale of Love, Basketball, Theater, and Mental Health

With the rising importance of mental health in society, a new novel, “Offensive Rebound”, written by Tom Pinney, is set to release on November 7th, 2023. This gripping and relatable story dives deep into the life of high school student John Wolfe, who is battling mental health issues in the midst of pursuing love, basketball, theater, and social standing.

John Wolfe, a popular student at a school in central New Mexico, was leading a seemingly perfect life. However, the shadow of depression didn’t care about his social standing and struck. As he navigates his senior year, John has to face the reality of losing his girlfriend Diana, the pursuit of the basketball coach, and the intrigue of a new student with her own secrets.

“Offensive Rebound” is not just a story, it’s a reminder that the essence of life is not what you do, but how you bounce back from adversities. This narrative, skillfully penned by Tom Pinney, is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit.

Born in Fort Worth, Texas, Tom Pinney has a nomadic upbringing that exposed him to a wide spectrum of experiences. Despite exploring various career paths, Tom’s heart always yearned for storytelling. His personal journey with mental health issues is intricately woven into his stories, creating a colorful mosaic of characters, each battling their own mental health challenges. Now back in Fort Worth with his four-legged companion, Bowser, Tom is pursuing his passion for writing while also indulging in community theater, video games, and music

Published by Tyler Wittkofsky

Step into the captivating world of Tyler Wittkofsky, an extraordinary talent hailing from North Carolina's enchanting southern coast. As a multi-genre maestro, Tyler weaves tales that sweep you into unforgettable adventures. Beyond his writing prowess, he's a fervent podcaster, mental health advocate, and travel blogger. With his wife Grace and furry companions Dutch and Belle, Tyler embarks on awe-inspiring journeys across the US, chronicled on the enthralling blog "Adventure With Coffee." Tyler's literary repertoire includes the touching novella "(Not) Alone," inspired by true events on mental health struggles, and the debut romance "The Seeds of Love: Sunflower Kisses Book One," navigating love's complexities through a mentally ill protagonist. His emotionally charged poetry collection "Coffee, Alcohol, and Heartbreak" draws from four transformative years. Collaborating with Kelsey Anne Lovelady, "Enamored Echoes Book 1: Potent" marked his fantasy co-authorship debut. As a beacon of hope, Tyler shares his mental health journey on He co-hosts the Cook the Books podcast, delving into writing and publishing. He also leads Tea With Coffee Media, spotlighting untold stories via his indie publishing company. Not just a creative, Tyler excels as an award-winning marketing pro, recognized with accolades like Wilmington Biz Journal's Top 100 award. In 2020, he launched The Wittkofsky Company, a non-profit digital marketing and PR firm for positive global impact. Join Tyler's journey on social media @TylerWittkofsky, and explore his work at for an inspiring rollercoaster of emotion and unforgettable stories.

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