Interview with Joe Tripician

When did you first start writing?
I started writing alien stories at age six on the walls of my parent's house in South Jersey. Seeing my natural talent my mom and dad encouraged me to go into sports.
What's the story behind your latest book?
Immortality Wars is a sci-fi book about Private Detective Harry Tidbit who is hired to save the State from terrorist attacks. One day Harry learns that his employers have plans to kill him, along with an entire generation of new immortals.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The power to control the publication of my stories the way I envision them.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Discovering what happens next.
What are you working on next?
Can't reveal it yet, but it involves murder, mayhem and maple syrup.
Who are your favorite authors?
Terry Southern, Elmore Leonard, Donald Barthelme, Robert Anton Wilson, J. G. Ballard, Douglas Adams, Vladimir Nabokov, Philip K. Dick, John Le Carre, Graham Greene, and more...
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
My wife and two daughters.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Developing and producing film projects.
Published 2013-10-27.
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Books by This Author

Joe Tripician: Obras Seleccionadas, Volumen 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,350. Language: Spanish. Published: February 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Historias extrañas e impactantes de la mente retorcida del galardonado director y autor Tripician Joe. Se incluyen los duros cuentos de la depravación, la ciencia ficción extraña e inquietante, guiones apasionantes y sátira social perversa. Traducción realizada por Pablo Martin Agüero de Cuentos Breves.
Immortality Wars
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,760. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
"Death before immortality!" A group of dissatisfied new immortals rebel against being stuck in their aged bodies. Private detective Harry Tidbit uncovers a plot to use them in nefarious experiments, and soon becomes a target by competing forces.
MY NIGHT WITH SARAH PALIN … and other disturbing stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,000. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Strange and shocking stories from the twisted mind of award-winning director and author Joe Tripician. Included are hard-boiled tales of depravity, eerie and unsettling science fiction, riveting screenplays, and debauched social satire.