Interview with Jack Mageean

How do you approach cover design?
Something eye-catching and story related
What do you read for pleasure?
Thrillers, police procedurals, How-tos
Describe your desk
Sloppy
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Union, NJ. Value of friends and loyalty and that I could learn whatever I wanted to.
What's the story behind your latest book?
A man learns from his ex-wife that he has a child he never knew about and that child has beeen kidnapped
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Couldn't get an agent
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
We'll have to wait and see
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Telling a good story
What do your fans mean to you?
Everything
What are you working on next?
A follow up to my current novel, Acting With Intent. Same major characters. The new on is called Acting With Malice
Who are your favorite authors?
Harlan Coben, Elmore Leonard, Stuart Woods
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My wife
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Pissing off the Radical Right
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Searching the internet
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes
What is your writing process?
A bit of this n that
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
No
Why did you become a writer and an actor.
Growing up I was never allowed to have a voice. Not at school or at home. I guess I insisted on having one
Published 2014-11-25.
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Books by This Author

Acting With Intent
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 59,380. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
What would you do to rescue the daughter you never knew you had? Follow Sean Tracy, a struggling actor, as he tries to unravel the truth while battling the Russian mob.