Interview with Richard Gaytan

Who are your favorite authors?
Favorite author is Hemingway
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I'm inspired to get out of bed each morning to validate my retirement from teaching...Knowing I do not have to go to work anymore...I have great respect for life (we must go on) (I'm in good health)
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I have many interests and hobbies...baseball card collection...xnsfering vhs to DVD's...I read the Bible about 3 times a week I read 4-5 ch's at a time)...I watchj the Dodgers every night...I do some art work and some writing from time to time...I have a low profit eBay store...I have comic books ...
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
I have not read any yet
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
I have written some poems but the only story I have written is one on a Halloween theme that I have ready to publish...it's more of a Picture-book
What is your writing process?
When I was attending college and had to do a paper on a subject or topic...I wold write down what I was thinking or what I would find during research on the topic ...when I thought I had enough material,I would place all the notes in order and edit and repeat the editing process until I was satisfied ...I do the same for a story...write down all the thoughts on the story and then place the notes in order and edit over and over ...
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
in high school I read about Abraham Lincoln and was very impressed with what he went through early in his life
Published 2014-07-18.
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