Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in California. As a child I was always creative. I loved drawing cartoon characters and making short stories for them. I watched a lot of cartoons growing up so I'm going to say that is likely where I had the most influence in this area.
When did you first start writing?
When I was in grade school. I would draw pictures and write words at the bottom of the page to make a story for each picture. I really got more into writing when I was in Junior High and High school and from there it just bloomed into more.
What's the story behind your latest book?
My stories just come from anywhere really. I don't have an answer for this at this time really.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
It is a lot of fun and I can get into the minds of my characters and just escape real life for a little bit whenever I sit down to write.
What do your fans mean to you?
I always enjoy hearing what my fans think about my writing. Knowing that they enjoy it as much as I do means the world to me.
What are you working on next?
Just whatever comes to mind.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Usually its the dreams I have at night about certain scenes I want to write with certain characters. I can't wait to sit down and get my ideas out on paper.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Usually I'm reading a book or watching TV or at work. I also like to play PC games.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Through my Kindle app on my phone mostly.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
No not really, but the earliest one I can remember I think was when I was in first grade and I wrote about Kangeroo named Big Foot because his feet were much larger than the average Kangeroo.
What is your writing process?
I don't really have a process. I get an idea and I sit down to write. I just let things flow from there even though it doesn't always go as planned.
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