Exclusive Interview with
When did you start writing?
What makes writing your passion?
Being able to express my insights and provide stories that entertain and enhance the imagination of children.
How long have you been writing?
about 40 years
What was the feeling when you published your first book?
What’s the story behind your choice of characters?
true life adventures
What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?
How do you get over the “writer’s block”?
We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?
Write about what you know and are passionate about.
If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?
Keep enjoying life and feel good about yourself.
Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?
All the reviews so far have been good.
What is the feeling when you get a good review?
Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?
Which of your characters you can compare yourself with? Did you base that character on you?
Yes, the sea captain
What do you think, the book cover is as important as the story?
Do you connect with your readers? Do you mind having a chat with them or you prefer to express yourself through your writing?
How do you feel when people appreciate your work or recognize you in public?
It's very nice, but I try not to let it go to my head.
Who is your favorite author? Why?
What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?
Just my fullest self.
Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?
If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?
What would you say to the “trolls” on the internet? We all know them – people who like to write awful reviews to books they’ve never read or didn’t like that much, just to annoy the author.
Give it up.
What would you say to your readers?
Keep on reading.
Share a bit about yourself – where do you live, are you married, do you have kids?
See my bio.
What is your day job if you have one?
What are your hobbies? What do you do in your free time?
sailing, swimming, yoga, playing with my cat, and walks in nature.
Did you have a happy childhood?
Is there a particular experience that made you start writing?
I did a lot of research and had unique life experiences
Do you have unpublished books? What are they about?
Only one on maritime weather.
What do you think should be improved in the education of our children? What do we lack?
Being better able to listen to them and allow them different avenues for expression.
If you were allowed 3 wishes – what would they be?
More love, wisdom, and compassion in the world.
What is your favorite music?
Many kinds, but rhythm and blues is one that first comes to mind.
Share a secret with us 🙂
May we all have oceans of love and rivers of rapture.