Interview with Chuck Kinder

Who are your favorite authors?
ENOCH

Chaucer

Shakespeare

Boccaccio

Cervantes

Dante

Dickens

Lewis Carroll

Twain

Poe

Wilkie Colins

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Zane Grey

Cyril Hare

Sinclair Lewis

Virginia Woolf

Jacqueline Susann

Grace Metalious

Pearl Buck

Harold Robbins

Arthur Hailey

James Michener

James Clavall

E. Hemingway

Mickey Spillane

Lee Maynard

David James Keaton

Raymond Carver

Michael Chabon

Lee Skirboll

Keely Bowers
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
2. The smell of coffee & BAKING BLUEBERRY MUFFINS INSPIRES ME TO ARISE EACH MORNING THANKS TO DiANE
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
3. When I am not writing I am usually smoking dooby and watching teevee, especially programs like Through The Worm Hole, or Mummy autotypy, Judge Judy, or Antiques Roadshow. or programs about successful predators
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes. It was titled "When Cynthia Was Dead"
What is your writing process?
FIRST THING I SHARPEN MY CRAYONS NEXT I fire up a blunt Then I proceed to try to color outside the lines Then it is time for a nap
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I ever read was "The Telltale Heart" it scared the shit out of me.
What do you read for pleasure?
the comic page in the Sunday paper
Describe your desk
A chaotic clutter.
When did you first start writing?
I tried to write poetry when I was just a little kid.
Published 2014-07-22.
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Books by This Author

Last Mountain Dancer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 158,520. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2014 by Carroll Ann Susco. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
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Honeymooners A Cautionary Tale
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