Life without limits––being able to escape and be anything I want––go anyplace in the world, possible or impossible.
What do your fans mean to you?
Much of the time it means more to me than I'm willing to admit. You could ask, what does it mean to paint pictures and have a public who likes them? Without an audience, most of us would lack inspiration; we'd be playing to empty seats in sterile auditorium devoid of heart and soul. Does the tree make noise when it falls in the forest if no one is there to hear it? Maybe, but it is not nearly as much fun. Do I love and appreciate fans? Yes, with all of my heart. There is no lack of talent in the world, but there is of fans, people who truly appreciate the work of others. God bless them, and especially those who can find it within themselves to bestow words of kind appreciation.
What are you working on next?
I have a number of books (short stories) I need to edit and find the courage to submit. The fear never leaves. It always hurts to be criticized and misunderstood. We live in an age that demands perfection from the get-go. Allowances are seldom made for beginners. Perhaps this is the biggest occupational hazard for new authors. Fear of criticism by the ignorant, or worse yet, from the not so ignorant.
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
What inspires me to get out of bed each day is my aching back and hunger pangs. I wake up hungry for a good farm breakfast––fresh squeezed orange juice, crisp bacon, sunny side up eggs, Yukon Gold fried potatoes, and homemade bread toast with raspberry freezer jam. I get hungry just thinking of it. It is indeed a favorite, but because of the calories, I settle for one big pastured egg fried in coconut oil most of the time.
Why are you answering for Gemini Press Books?
We plan to feature a different authors each month. The first one is G. G. Galt. She serves on the board of directors and is the most prolific author presently featured by Gemini Press Books. At this time, the only other author is B.F. Goodrich. Beginning in 2014, interviews from our additional authors will appear here. Our publishing division exists as an imprint of Worldwide Staging Company. It began through the inspiration and persistence of G. G. Galt and her desire to help other authors who write Travel Fiction and Self-Help Books.
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