Interview with Colin B Reed

Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
Treasure Island, I was about ten and couldn't put it down, read it at night under the covers with a torch!
How do you approach cover design?
It's difficult but if you have someone who is clever it makes all the difference, I've recently met a graphic artist who is going to help me with my second book
What are your five favorite books, and why?
Silence of the Lambs, Jurassic Park, A Christmas Carol, The Stand, The Swampwood Phenomenon
Why? The first Four are unputdownable
What do you read for pleasure?
mostly ufo stuff but good novels as well
What is your e-reading device of choice?
Kindle
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
I'm an amateur at this, just trying to get my book known
Describe your desk
Antique and very comfortable
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
Where I grew up didn't matter, I did a history degree with the Open University and got my eyes opened, I started writing after that
When did you first start writing?
Seriously 2016
What's the story behind your latest book?
It was in my head for a long long time, I had to write it so I could sleep at nights, its about stuff I'm interested in. Check out the disclosure project and that might explain things
Published 2016-06-14.
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Books by This Author

The Swampwood Phenomenon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 46,170. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Fiction » Horror » Crime
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A ferocious alien, with a thirst for blood, a growing body count and two sinister NSA agents turn arrive with their own agenda. For Sheriff Morgan and Swampwood life will never be quite the same again.