Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
The Ordinary Life is my first novel. I am currently working on a companion book that should be out in the fall of 2018 and several other projects in various stages of development.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The Ordinary Life was inspired by true events in my family.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I tend to write late at night. Sometimes, I will awaken at 2 or 3 in the morning feeling inspired.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
My personal tastes run the gamut from horror and sci fi to other fiction and philosophical tomes. My favorite is Marcus Aurelius’ Meditations.
What are you working on now?
My current project is a companion to The Ordinary Life following the life of one of it’s minor characters. In this companion, that minor character becomes the main character.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Just do it.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
When, as a child, I complained that something was too hard or couldn’t get done, my mother always said to me: “Don’t tell me that it can’t be done. Tell me how it can.”
What are you reading now?
Re-reading Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray
What’s next for you as a writer?
More novels and other smaller projects.
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?
Survival books, obviously.
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