Interview with Allan Dowell

What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Having the time to write.
What are you working on next?
I have started a sequel for each of my books.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Life. Love every moment, good and not so good.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I still work in the field as a pipefitter.
What is your writing process?
Up early and I don't stop until I'm exhausted.
How do you approach cover design?
Initially I sketch my own covers and then I pass them on to a professional to create the final product.
Who have been your favorite authors?
I'm a big fan of both Hemingway and L'Amour.
What do you read for pleasure?
Anything and everything. I especially enjoy research reading for my own books.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
I like the format. I feel it suits my writing style.
Published 2013-11-13.
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Books by This Author

Mac tire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 93,350. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Adventure » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Mac tire, pronounced Mack teer, is the Irish word for wolf. Eradicated from Ireland centuries ago, the wolf has taken on mythical status living on in the hearts of men. Find out for yourself who the real wolf is and who is in the pack. Experience the killings and the romance. It contains buried treasure, motorcycle mayhem and sex. Are you satisfied? No... and you won't be until you've read it.
Ignotus
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 70,920. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » African
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Ignotus begins with a glimpse into the ancestory of the Dowell family. Meet the slave owners and the slaves trying to survive during the civil war. This is a story steeped in the savagery of slavery and the brutality of the battlefield. Sarah and Gentry grow up as friends. Sarah is black and Gentry is white. Are you willing to go back through the mists of time to seek the unknown?
The Peacemaker
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,630. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
When outdoorsman Allan MacDougall is confronted by a personal health crisis, he sets his sights on returning to an island destination he stumbled upon while travelling in the South Pacific. Passerine Island offers an unusual form of euthanasia. Within its coastline he hopes to die with dignity. Once he arrives his life oscillates between death and his competitive will to survive.