Anne Rice, Christopher Rice, Steven King, Edger Allen Poe, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, J.K. Rowling, and many more.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
The hope that I can be better than I was yesterday, happier than tomorrow, and that my words may bring inspiration, understanding, hope and love.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
Play my pokemon games, Read, and watch my Loving Cat Aviva play around my home.
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Here and there, Mostly from friends and family.
Do you remember the first story you ever wrote?
Yes I do, It was titled "The Afternoon" and it was all about the day I was taken into foster care. It was short, not well written, but very heartfelt.
What is your writing process?
I walk around until something grabs my attention then start writing, I always enjoy looking for new inspiration... wherever it might come from.
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
2000 leagues under the sea" by Jules Vern... Amazingly written, descriptive and adventurous. It help captive my imagination until the very last word.
Describe your desk
Metal, Small, and very cramped. However; it does get the job done.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up here and there, Spent most of my childhood in Alaska. The wilderness of Alaska can keep any good poet busy until the end of the earth... For me the beauty and serenity of the outdoors was the best way to escape the world of inside.
When did you first start writing?
I started young, my first true poem was written when I was only eight....Awe those were the days when I could rhyme anything with orange....
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The hope that with my words someone somewhere just my find something worthwhile in life to be joyful about.
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