D50S Book"An American Underwater Odyssey - 50 Dives in 50 States" by Charles Ballinger is available at, your local dive store, or at


Charles Ballinger has written for Scuba Diving Magazine, The Undersea Journal, Undercurrent, California Diving News, Dive Travel, Cruise Travel, Qualified Remodeler, Fine Homebuilding, and Men's Journal among other publications and books.


Writing Services include living biographies, ghost writing, editorial cartoons, magazine articles, opinion pieces, and creative advertisements (illustrated).


Charles Ballinger is the publisher of  Giant Stride Press  a  Mill Valley, California venture specializing in self-publishing and greeting cards