JW Metcalf

Biography

I have been working for the United States Postal Service since 1999. It’s a job and it gets crazy at times. I’m proud to work for them (most nights), but I have to admit. They aren’t the brightest of the bunch when it comes to certain things.

I have always loved to write since I’ve been seven years old. I still have my first story I ever wrote in school. One day I’ll scan it and put it up here for the world to see.

I have a busy life at home. I work overnights and my wife works afternoons, so I sleep 3-5 hours if I’m lucky and than I have my kids the rest of the day. I find time to write while I’m at work. I write during my break and lunch hour. It works for me.

Smashwords Interview

When did you first start writing?
My earliest memory of writing was when I was seven years old. I had to write a story for school. I loved it. I wrote a story about an octopus. I still have it to this day. That was when I knew I wanted to be a writer. It took me a long time to get myself motivated to write. Life always gets in the way and if you don't find the time, you will never achieve your goals.
What's the story behind your latest book?
When a successful business man is found dead in his home, the police rule it a suicide. However, not everyone is convinced that a man who seemed to have it all would take his own life.
Private investigator, Tony Gavel, is hired to find out the truth of the matter. Tony's investigation leads him from the carefully manicured lawns of the suburbs to the seedy underbelly of the Big City. As he delves futher into the case , he uncovers secrets, lies, and danger at every turn. When an attempt is made on his own life, his friend and former partner, Officer Dwight O'Toole, gives Tony until the end of the week to solve the case before the police take over. Can Tony crack the case before the clock runs out, or will his unstoppable pursuit of justice land him in the morgue as the latest victim ?
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Books

Wasted Space
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,090. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a successful business man is found dead in his home, the police rule it a suicide. Private investigator, Tony Gavel, is hired to find out the truth of the matter. Tony's investigation leads him from the carefully manicured lawns of the suburbs to the seedy underbelly of the Big City.

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