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When did you start writing?
I wrote short stories in grammar school.
What makes writing your passion?
I don't consider writing a passion, just something I want/like to do.
How long have you been writing?
Since grammar school.
What was the feeling when you published your first book?
What’s the story behind your choice of characters?
There is no "story" behind my choice of characters; they evolve and I follow them
What annoys you the most in pursuing a writing career?
Having to fill out questionnaires about writing.
How do you get over the “writer’s block”?
I don't call it writer's block. It's a pause and when the pause ends, I resume writing.
We all know the writer’s path is never easy, what makes you keep going? What advice would you give to new authors?
Keep going - same advice for me and them.
If you could go back in time and talk to your younger self, what would you say?
Hey kid, get lost you're bothering me.
Do you read your book reviews? How do you deal with the bad ones?
I always read reviews of my books and rarely get bad reviews.
What is the feeling when you get a good review?
Hey, that's nice.
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?
I compare myself only to the brilliant, sensitive, athletic, self motivated and charming characters
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?
I'm pleased when people appreciate my work. I never get recognized in public.
Who is your favorite author? Why?
Too many to count. All the writers I like are dead from Gore Vidal to Ivan Doig and Andrea Camilleri
What’s the dream? Whom would you like to be as big as?
I tried various answers, even a stoopid answer is too stoopid of an answer to this question; you should remove it as offensive
Would you rewrite any of your books? Why?
No. Old news; move forward not back
If you could switch places with any author – who would that be?
Another stoopid question
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.
Get a life or end your life. Not a fan who those who would deceive and debase to get satisfaction
What would you say to your readers?
Hi. Hope you like the book. thanks for buying it.
Share a bit about yourself – where do you live, are you married, do you have kids?
What is your day job if you have one?
No day job
What are your hobbies? What do you do in your free time?
Gardening. Raising a lemon tree from a pit an keeping a five-year-orchid blooming.
Did you have a happy childhood?
Depends on how you define happy and childhood.
Is there a particular experience that made you start writing?
Do you have unpublished books? What are they about?
Just the book I'm writing now.
What do you think should be improved in the education of our children? What do we lack?
They need to learn how the government functions; that there are other countries in the world that we should be aware of because we are citizens of the world. In short - Civics, social studies and geography
If you were allowed 3 wishes – what would they be?
Live in France
Live in France
Live in France
What is your favorite music?
Jazz, rock, western
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