Interview with Christopher Rehm

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up mostly outside of Washington DC, but spent time in a lot of other places. We moved a lot, and I did a lot of reading. also we always had an enormous number of books in the house.
When did you first start writing?
I tried writing my first novel at 12. also did a lot of poetry and short stories.
What's the story behind your latest book?
How to learn any language rapidly and effectively is the result of my lifes experience with new languages, and shows how i can learn a language extremely quickly so that I can use it on the ground in days or weeks, not years. this is basically an old method, very old, but I wrote this so my students would have all the information in one place.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
Im basically a subversive.....
How has Smashwords contributed to your success?
success??? Im a success?????
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
sharing great stories with people, and communicating knowledge.
What do your fans mean to you?
everything! if they like it they are going to share it around!
What are you working on next?
more sci fi, in both English and German, and maybe a parody textbook for learning english.. with chapters like how to do prank phone calls, how to make a drug deal on the streets of LA, how to pick up call girls in boston, how to explain your self to the police after a night of partying, things like that.....
Who are your favorite authors?
Stanislaw Lem! Philip K Dyck, oh too many to name.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
i like people and i like my job.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
with friends, travelling middle ages festivals, painting learning new languages teaching, adventuring
Published 2013-11-24.
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Books by This Author

The Incident at Kruger 60, Part 2
Series: The Incident at Kruger 60, Book 2. Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 20,430. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The second part of the adventure... Laura and Alex travel to some places most people would rather not go.
How To Learn English Or Any Other Language. Rapidly and Effectively.
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 9,520. Language: American English. Published: November 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » Miscellaneous, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A book that will teach you how to learn any langauge, in months instead of years. how to master basic grammar in one work day, and be speaking to people in anywhere from a few days to 2 weeks.
Moments Here and There
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 6,190. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
The collected poems of Christopher Rehm, including 2 bonus poems in German. Mostly love or romantic, but some anti war,military stuff and bicycle racing. Enjoy!
The Incident at Kruger 60, Part 1
Series: The Incident at Kruger 60, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 34,320. Language: American English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
First contact with an alien race is always a problematic event. Especially when that first contact is unplanned, and by the wrong people. Alex and his recent aquaintance Laura are thrust into a mystery neither one of them was ready for. They seek the answers before the inevitable takes its course and leads to mass destruction.