Interview with LD Cooper

What are you working on next?
Propitiation Makes the Pirate
Who are your favorite authors?
Ian Flemming, Clive Cussler, Dean Barret, John Burdett, Steven Leather, Timothy Halliman, Colin Cotterill, Paul Theroux
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I look for Thailand Content, I am the older generation and still love to read paper books.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My PC.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Canada, and because it is so cold i could not wait to retire to some place very hot and write about it.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Teaching English in Thailand.
What is your writing process?
Start with a basic idea, let the movie play in my head write down the outline and expand on it. I lull my self to sleep each night playing the movie of the book in progress in my head.
How do you approach cover design?
I look for an image of a feature of the book, South East Asia and especially Cambodia has many images of Apsara, a jungle nymph. Also sex sells!
What do you read for pleasure?
I live in Thailand
Describe your desk
I write on my computer while laying in bed as the bedroom is the only air conditioned room in the house.
Published 2017-03-08.
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Books by This Author

Opportunity Makes the Thief
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,350. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Diamonds have been found in Canada's North West Territories. Billions of dollars worth of these stones are shipped in the cargoes of aircraft. Donald MacKay has 35 years in with North Air. He has lost a friend in a horrific accident, his wife is garnishing his wages and his megalomaniac boss is harassing him. He seizes an opportunity, steals the diamonds and escapes to S.E Asia.