Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Matt lives in Sydney, Australia.
This narrative began as a short story in 2014. Over the past few years it evolved through several plot, character and title iterations until Dream Phaze emerged as an episodic series. Germination is the first series in the journey.
– Australian Society of Authors member
– Previous novel – Nanomen: Absolute Possibilities – 2nd edition (2009) ISBN 9780957819924 (ebook)
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
Dream Phaze – Germination
Everyone dreams, so everyone can relate to this story.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I write every day. I work fulltime as a technical writer creating teaching and training course materials. If you want to be good at something you make a habit of it. You have to be disciplined. I write Dream Phaze in my spare time. Germination is the first in the series of Dream Phaze, there will be more to come.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Brian Aldiss. Robert Silverberg, John Wyndham, Issac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Philip K. Dick, Aldous Huxley, Frank Herbert, Robert Heinlein, Larry Niven, Margaret Atwood, William Gibson.
What are you working on now?
Dream Phaze for the foreseeable future.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Watch people and keep notes.
What are you reading now?
The Edge – Authors Manoj Garg and Mike Scheuerma
What’s next for you as a writer?
Writing more Dream Phaze episodes for the next series.
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?
A book on survival
A book on basic building
A book on island native flora for food
Ray Bradbury’s Martian Chronicles.
Author Websites and Profiles
Matt Watters Website