Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Mallory Brown at Super Fun Town is my first Children’s book. Before that I’ve written several comic books and been featured in a few Collections and Anthologies.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
“Mallory Brown at Super Fun Town” is about a young girl who loves her favorite amusement park so much, that she hatches a plan to live there.
It was inspired by a real life conversation between myself and several friends while waiting in line to ride roller coasters at my own favorite amusement park.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I love the depth and scope of George R.R. Martin, the heart and soul of Tad Williams, the wonder and magic of Neil Gaiman, the grit and subversiveness of Warren Ellis, the fearlessness and dread of Stephen King, and wit and wisdom of Dr. Seuss.
What are you working on now?
My first full novel entitled “Circle of the Sword”, and several short stories.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
www.daviddisspain.com Everything will be announced there first.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Never stop reading. Never stop writing. Never give up.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Stop calling yourself “aspiring”. If you write, you’re a writer. If you paint,
What are you reading now?
“The Witchwood Crown” by Tad Williams
What’s next for you as a writer?
Writing, writing, and a little more writing.
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?
Game of Thrones, The Dragonbone Chair, The Shining, The Cat in the Hat, the Five Fingers