Force of habit really. It's the collective force of the days passed that push me forward onto the days coming. That, and all the things and people that depend on me to get out of bed.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Thinking about writing while spending time with my kids, playing games online, or working my day job.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
My favorite way is word of mouth. If I'm searching on my own I like to select work at random from wildly different genres and give it a read.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes I do in fact, and it was, still is, fairly horrible. Let's not talk about it.
What is your writing process?
I've come to discover that no matter who asks you about your process, no one really cares about your process.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
The first story I ever read that had an impact was the 51st Emergency. We read it in class around 3rd grade. I remember thinking, that's a job you can do, write books, I want to do that.
How do you approach cover design?
Cheap, easy, quick and dirty. I don't have the funds to commission actual cover art so what ever I can get away with in Photoshop does the trick for me. Maybe someday my books will have real covers done by a real artist.
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Collective works of William Blake - cause it's poetry Jennifer Government - cause it's awesome Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe - because it was the first epic fantasy I ever read Survivor - because, I mean have you read it? It's fantastic Anything I'm writing - because isn't that how it should be?
What do you read for pleasure?
All the fiction
What is your e-reading device of choice?
IPhone only because it's with me all the time, I don't have the pockets or the wherewithal to carry anything else.
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Marketing has been my strong suit as of yet so at this point I'd have to say none of them have been that effective but it's a work in progress and it would probably help to finish a few more things.
Describe your desk
A traumatic scene where objects lay every which way; some with no business on a desk.
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