Interview with Chris DeBrie

Published 2014-12-04.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
We're not promised tomorrow. I learned that at a young age and decided I would avoid creative gatekeepers at any opportunity. All they do is keep me from new projects with all the compromising. I decided to indie publish and let the chips fall where they may. This began before print on demand and other indie methods; before the accursed Internet. Shout out to Kinko's.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
The best feeling I get from being a writer is when I'm editing my words, and for just a moment I get caught up in the story, liking it, forgetting that I wrote it.
What are you working on next?
It has been suggested that Detective Yey from "Cap'n Random" go on another adventure.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
Knowing that I have been gifted one more chance to give God the glory.
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Books by This Author

Alexandr 3
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
After his wife is kidnapped, Alexandr contacts her only relative in search of answers. Uncle Devon empathizes with Alex and decides to help in his quest. Meanwhile, Scantlebury is on a mission of his own--for revenge against Alex...
Siomai and Friends Fries
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,060. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
The impressions of an American in the Philippines of the 2010s.
Touch 'em All: The Minor Leagues in Salem, Virginia
You set the price! Words: 2,540. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Minor league ball in Salem, Virginia winds back three-quarters of a century, spans several franchises, and has seen Hall of Famers pass through.
What is Santa Claus?
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Christmas & Advent
Who is this Santa Claus person, and where does he really come from? Does he really love the children?
Precious Meddle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Angel Lyman is a U.S. Marine with superhuman abilities and a troubled heart. Priya Blue is now boss over her late father's record label, adding to her already-stacked list of responsibilities and worries. Wolfe is an about-to-be-famous rap prodigy with no history in the industry and very little street credibility.... There is a collision on the horizon.
Cap'n Random
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,550. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
"Cap'n Random" is the story of an everyman who cracks a case that police can't. But the detective's first case involves some very high stakes.
Alexandr 1
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Crime & mystery
With all the vampire worship lately, is there anyone left to stand for the humans? Yes! Alexandr just volunteered.
Selective Focus
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 115,020. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
PART I-- Strangers are linked by their awesome abilities... and by a malevolent demigod who loves to play puppeteer.
As Is
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,830. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Student walkouts and metal detectors. Stoned classmates and cops on the take. Segregated neighborhoods. Opportunistic coaches. Gang clashes... in the midst of all this, high school senior Curt finds it difficult to believe that people care who's holding his hand. But when he and Adriana become a couple, he's quickly educated....
Shakespeare Ashes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,610. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is not your typical boy-meets-girl. Four very different friends adjust to life after college graduation. "From the very first page readers will be captivated by the writing style and language." --Reader Views