Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I’ve written many stories. Now I’m in an editing phase and starting to submit them on Amazon. Right now I have 6 short works and one Comic Thriller novel that I’m saving ’til I build an audience. with Awesomegang is going to help me do.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
“Like Giving Whiskey and Car Keys to Teenagers”
It was inspired by my work in community and college theater.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I do all my heavy thinking on the beach at 6:00 AM with my dogs. They don’t contribute very much, but are great company.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Life, A User’s Manual – Georges Perec
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas – Hunter S. Thompson
Gorky Park – Martin Cruz Smith
Smilla’s Sense of Snow – Peter Hoeg
The Information – Martin Amis
What are you working on now?
Also a story of a friend and me blowing up the back seat of his car. Untitled as yet, so keep checing.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Discipline. Set aside specific time to write. Keep writing.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
It’s easier to stay out that get out. – Mark Twain –
What are you reading now?
AARP monthly magazine.
What’s next for you as a writer?
More short works. It’s an undeserved market. Plus studying marketing books.
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
Complete Works of William Shakespeare
Life: A User’s Manual – Georges Perec
The League – A history of the NFL
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