Interview with J.E. Seymour

What is your e-reading device of choice?
Computer
What book marketing techniques have been most effective for you?
Personal appearances
Describe your desk
Messy
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
On a farm in New Hampshire. Lots of time for outdoor imaginative play. I have been creating characters and stories since I was a kid.
When did you first start writing?
Nine years old
What's the story behind your latest book?
I've had multiple short stories published about my main character, Kevin Markinson. I wanted to pull those stories together into a single book. "Blackbird and Other Stories" is the result.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
I love sharing the world of my characters!
What do your fans mean to you?
Fans are everything! Love them.
What are you working on next?
Currently working on the galley proofs of "Stress Fractures," the second in the Kevin Markinson series for Barking Rain Press. Also working on "Frostbite," the third in the series.
Who are your favorite authors?
Lawrence Block, Elmore Leonard, Donald Westlake
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Feeding the horses.
Published 2014-05-23.
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Books by This Author

Blackbird and Other Stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,800. Language: American English. Published: May 23, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
“Blackbird and Other Stories” is a collection of short stories featuring Kevin Markinson, veteran Marine sniper, mob troubleshooter, convicted felon, and family man. These stories range across Kevin’s life from his arrival home from Vietnam to his retirement in New Hampshire. All of these stories have been previously published. This collection brings them together for the first time.