Interview with Thomas Edward Shaw

What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I wake up.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Play with my dog - Play music - Play with my wife.
Do you remember the first song you ever liked and played?
She's Got Freckles on her Butt She's Nice.
What is your writing process?
Write - not talk about it.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I thought I would read Freud because someone said it was about sex. I didn't understand it.
How do you approach cover design?
It has to be related to the content of the story.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
There are too many books to pick only five.
What do you read for pleasure?
Poetry
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Whatever works and is in my hand.
Published 2013-12-18.
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Books by This Author

A Cowboy Like Me - Short Stories, Volume II
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 42,720. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
World History is based on local life. Set in Nevada, Thomas (Eddie) Shaw's collection of short stories is a memoir of sorts. In a semi-fictional account of childhood, discovery, and death, old timers may recognize the place they moved to - or escaped from. Only the names of the guilty have been changed.
The Boxer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013 by Thomas Edward Shaw. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in
"The Boxer" is one short story from Thomas Edward (Eddie) Shaw's soon to be released book of short stories - "A Cowboy Like Me". The protagonist, Booker, is working on a summer job when he meets a young man who claims to be a boxer. Booker doesn't believe him until the young man, named Harry, proves who he is and the surprising thing, to Booker, is that years later, Harry becomes a senator.