The idea that I can write and create a work that will excite and make people laugh and cry! This makes me get up every morning with a smile on my face.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Organic gardening and working with veterans issues
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have many friends with e-readers and exchange ideas about the best books we read
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
It was the one that I just published. It was the hardest thing I have ever done in my life.
What is your writing process?
I get up in the morning, grab a coffee and the set down in front of the computer and write until I am exhausted.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
It was a science fiction and opened my eyes to what could be said if one used their imagination.
How do you approach cover design?
I use Photoshop and make about 2 dozen different covers. I then pass them all on to associates to evaluate.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
I will fear no evil, time enough for love Both excellent science fiction stories The thin red line. Whistle. from here to eternity the 3 book set fron James Jones about war. Really tells it lioke it was.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Trade shows and military gathering. As well I give presentations to civic groups
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