Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
Hello, my name is Patrick Thibeault. I wrote My Journey as a Combat Medic. I have written 2 books so far to date. The first being My Journey as a Combat Medic and the second a book of poetry. I grew up around the world, my father was in the US. Army. I lived in Germany, the USA and I graduated from high school at Seoul American High School, in South Korea on a Us Army base. I served in the army for 20 yrs as a combat medic both in the active army and part time service. I fought in two wars, the first gulf war in 1991 and in Afghanistan in 2005, both times as a combat medic
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The name of my book is My Journey as a Combat Medic, the inspiration is I had a good , heart felt, adventurous story to tell and to add some closure to my military career as a medic. I suffer from PTSD and writing is a good way to help mend those invisible wounds.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I can only write when I feel inspired, other wise I have nothing.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
I have only read a few military memoirs, one that comes to mind is about charles beckworth
What are you working on now?
currently two projects, a fictional story about a time travel doctor that goes to the past to learn to practice primative medicine and a memoir about being a male nurse
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
I am a publicity whore. I use everything that is free, I have my own website which is not free, I use facebook, twitter, linked in and goodreads. I post book trailers on pages from time to time, and to be honest I dont know if it works or not.
Do you have any advice for new authors?
If you self publish, stick with only the Ebook
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
I have heard so much stuff, I dont know what works and what doesnt
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
I want my book made into a movie, currently getting it made into an audiobook
What is your favorite book of all time?
Star Trek: The rise and fall of Khan, books one and two …
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