Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
I grew up in Hawaii and have traveled a lot. Like most who subscribe to this site I love art, cultures, writing (obviously), reading (even more obviously) and animals of all kinds.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
SLEIGHT. It was inspired by my kids and the fifty some odd young people that worked for my wife and me years ago.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
If I hit a block in a plot point I’ll try to envision a dialog around it as I fall asleep. whether it works or it’s just a coincidence I often find that the next day my plot has untangled itself!
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Wow, there are too many to list but…authors: King, Heinlein, Follett, Butcher, Card, Lee…books: Dark Tower. LoTR, Seasons, Pillars of The Earth
What are you working on now?
The third novel in the Benjamin Brown series, working title Trickery.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Using the KDP platform and Amazon Marketing
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write your character’s voices clearly and respect the internal logic of your story
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Write for yourself first
What are you reading now?
End of Watch by King
What’s next for you as a writer?
attempting to secure professional representation
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?
Hmm, very personal…Pillars of The Earth, Tom Sawyer, Atlas Shrugged and another one that I will not reveal!