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An interview with me about writing.

How long did it take you to write your first book?
I wrote my first novel 10 years ago. It took me about two years to write. I may revise and publish it someday.

Did you ever consider not becoming a writer?
I never have felt confident about earning money with writing. However, I have always been writing. I write something almost every day. Writing is just something that I do.

What, in your opinion, makes a piece of fiction work?
You need to hook your readers and reel them in. I don’t think there is any one way to do this.

What are you working on now?
I’m working on my fifth novel. It’s my first book that is not based on a personal story.

Who are your favorite writers over forty?
Off the top of my head--Joyce Carol Oates, Cormac McCarthy, Philip Roth, Margaret Atwood.

4 comments:

From AA to NZ said...

I am giving you a vote of confidence. I am sure many others will join me.

Sarah (Chez Lee) said...

Good on you and go for it!

Casey Freeland said...

So you've started talking to yourself. That's good. You are almost ready.

You're a fantastic writer.

Casey

injaynesworld said...

Your fifth novel. Wow! I bow to your awesomeness. I've written several screenplays, but a novel -- I wouldn't know where to start.