Interview with Dean Hodsfry

Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up on a council estate in Betws, it is a suburb of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire, which is in Rural South Wales. Although I had a relatively good upbringing, there were pains and heartaches and this is is part of what drives me.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing when I was 20, It was poem to my girlfriend at the time. she is now my wife.
What are you working on next?
I am looking at finalizing my medieval fantasy book A hidden adgenda and I am also looking at creating a fighting fantasy book called the Doomsday prophecy
Who are your favorite authors?
Bernard Cornwall, Dan Brown to name a couple
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I enjoy spending time with my family, watching TV and of course reading.
What is your writing process?
I usually have a rough plot mapped in my head, and then work through each plot node. I then usually rewrite as I am reading.
Published 2015-01-07.
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Books by This Author

A Compendium of Shorts and Flashes
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 9,510. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Here you will find some of my favourite short stories that I have created and a little bit about the history behind the stories and why I wrote them. From the jarring aggression of Love Changes everything, to the poignant the weary soldier and the fascinating what’s happened to Amanda and Vision of life