Interview with Bill Stack

What is the theme of your novels?
Fear Among Us exposes faulty personal, societal, and public-policy choices that result from being afraid of the unknown.
Standing Firm exposes weaknesses in our corporate, medical, and legal systems, as well as ordinary personal shortcomings that undermine our abilities to prevail against daily personal and societal challenges.
What is your background?
I’m a retired management consultant with decades of experience training professionals in the workplaces. Those experiences exposed me to systemic and personal failures in corporations, small businesses, and governments at all levels. My more than 30 years of experience in aviation-related fields reinforced my acceptance of strict rules and regulations for the public good. My 20 years of internet commerce broadened my scope and horizons.
Your novels contain so many details of diseases, hospitals, medical care, and legal issues that you must have some medical and/or legal training and experience.
My medical experience is limited to being a patient in hospitals and with specialists and primary care physicians. My legal experience is business law and related noncompliance with laws and regulations. Details in my novels result from thorough research and fact checking from reliable sources.
What genre do you like to read the most?
I read mostly nonfiction such as history, science, psychology, politics, and economics. The fiction I enjoy regards those topics.
Who are your favorite non-fiction authors?
Oliver Sacks, Neil Gabler, Walter Isaacson, Michael Ballard, HW Brands, Ron Chernow.
Who are your favorite fiction authors?
John Grissom, Tom Clancy, Herman Wouk, F Scott Fitzgerald, William Golding, George Orwell, Linda Fairstein.
When did you start writing?
Professionally in my 30s. I was on my high school and college newspapers.
Published 2017-12-10.
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Books by This Author

Dreamy House
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A family divided by disputed claims of paranormal activity in their home seeks resolution.
Standing Firm
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 85,470. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
The sole survivor of a deadly airline crash struggles to rebuild his life with hospitalization and litigation.
Fear Among Us
Price: $5.59 USD. Words: 56,420. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Historical fiction (1950) and science fiction (2050) with political overtones.