I have so many favorites, but the ones that come to mind quickly are Ready Player One, Incendiary, World War Z, Memoirs of a Geisha and Kite Runner.
What do you read for pleasure?
Usually, it's what I just mentioned above, but lately, it's been short stories and flash fiction. I've found story collections to be intriguing and easier to fit into a hectic week.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
None. I'm all about old-school paper books. I'm on electronics all day, so on my down time, I want to be off screens.
Describe your desk
What are you working on next?
A memoir about going through the process of getting correctly diagnosed with bipolar disorder while in the entertainment industry...and all the damage that led up to that point along with the oh-so-fun med adventures afterward!
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
We were military, so I grew up all over. It definitely influenced me and I always had a book or notebook with me. Traveling is the best education one can get; it opens our minds, makes us curious. I also find traveling to be a normal way of life and can adjust quickly to relocating, being alone and make new friends easily.
When did you first start writing?
When I was old enough to hold a pencil. Yes...pencils.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Undisclosed Darkness is about the shadowy side of humanity and theory that everything happens for a reason.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Either helping or entertaining people. Sometimes I manage to do both at once.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I'm in university for writing and marketing and learning about the various types of business surrounding the world of book publishing and entertainment.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm still a part-time model and pro wrestler, so I do that, along with comic book modeling and appearances, plus I'm in school full time for my degree. I also have a small homestead with chickens, fruit trees, and an organic soy candle business. But mostly, I feel guilty all the time for everything I'm not getting done and wish there were 30 hours in a day.
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