Interview with Brent Thomas

When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I read anything from fiction, nonfiction, to comics. Also, I podcast and host the shows Comics League International and Living Japan. Plus, I have one of those jobs and spend a decent amount of time teaching in an elementary school.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Not the first one. But one of the early ones that crossed over from being a simple school assignment to just a project I wanted to explore was about a fight between vampire and a werewolf. I even wrote a sequel story that was about the vampire, who lost the first round, getting robot parts to get revenge. I think I was in my first year of middle school at the time.
What is your writing process?
It depends on the project. I often just sit down and start writing if it is just a short story. But usually that means the idea has been playing around my head for a little while. I tend to get my best thinking down in the shower for some reason.

For my book and its sequel I like to brainstorm in a notebook and write down character hooks and story ideas. Also, the notebook houses character names and short descriptions. Basically its a cheat sheet for the world. But those elements stick with me and make it easier to recall when I sit down to write even if I don't have the notebook in front of me.
Published 2015-03-09.
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Books by This Author

Deadly Troubadours
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 85,710. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
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In the city of Tryst the Deadly Troubadours seek to make a name for themselves leading to a stupid oath after a night of heavy drinking. Kestra: former gladiator. Demetrius Tate: magician and huckster. Talbert Gretchen: academic in exile. Aleksander: master of song. Will their actions earn them fame or infamy? Are out of their depths? Are they stupid enough to fight a dragon? Yes, they are.