|Posted on April 26, 2015 at 5:30 PM|
Name Ron Gordon
Where are you from
St. Louis Mo.
A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc
Tech and community college grad
Fiona: Tell us your latest news
I believe I’m ready to go back in and start on ADR 2
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
Approx. age 5, even then writing was cathartic, if I wrote about the monsters they weren’t nearly as terrifying.
Fiona: When did you first consider yourself a writer?
Fiona: What inspired you to write your first book?
Not a what , a who and her name is PENELOPE
Fiona: Do you have a specific writing style?
It was purely pen to paper with ADR ….. it’s an amazing experience when the spirits channel through you.
Fiona: How did you come up with the title?
It fit and stuck!
Fiona: Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp?
Guardian Angels as well as demons are among us. Many come is the form of humans.
Fiona: How much of the book is realistic?
The majority of it.
Fiona: Are experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life?
Some are yes.
Fiona: What books have most influenced your life most? a mentor?
The Bible….When I picked my pen back up the fiction writers I drew the most inspiration from was Vivienne Diane Neal and Nicole Erby. As far as mentor goes that award goes to Alexandra Szemen and Shani Greene Dowdell.
Fiona: What book are you reading now?
Between A DAUGHTER’S RAGE 2…..Alexandra Szemen’s THE KOMMANDANT’S MISTRESS.
Fiona: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
I’ve meet many Indie Authors, the stand outs for me are Pat McDonald, British Crime Author of Getting Even: Revenge is best served cold…… Jacob Parr…..Marlene Banks Novelist…..Shoya Bowman-Allen…….Author Tanya Harris and a unsung wonderful writer Delia Wynne
Fiona: What are your current projects?
Fiona: Name one entity that you feel supported you outside of family members.
PENELOPE, the murdered teenager.
Fiona: Do you see writing as a career?
Can’t imagine not doing it.
Fiona: If you had to do it all over again, would you change anything in your latest book?
Fiona: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
As a child I would write about everything, so I guess in the womb lol, but age 5 is the earliest I recall.
Fiona: Can you share a little of your current work with us?
Retired HVAC Mechanic
Fiona: Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Since I was chosen to write ADR, it was extremely difficult. It beat me up pretty good……..ADR2 to be determined !
Fiona: Who is your favorite author and what is it that really strikes you about their work? CF Winn’s SUKI ….Delia Wynne’s Hopes End….. Kathryne Arnold’s THE RESURRECTION OF HANNAH, all left lasting impressions with their heart felt themes.
Fiona: Do you have to travel much concerning your book(s)?
Fiona: Who designed the covers?
The publishers cover designer, not sure of the name.
Fiona: What was the hardest part of writing your book?
The long lonely hours in that library.
Fiona: Did you learn anything from writing your book and what was it?
Haha writing is hard.
Fiona: Do you have any advice for other writers?
In the words told to me by the late Mya Angelou ‘The passion you put in will come out’
Fiona: Do you have anything specific that you want to say to your readers?
A DAUGHTER’S RAGE 2 is on the way !
Fiona: Do you remember the first book you read?
I can’t say that I do.
Fiona: What makes you laugh/cry?
Bloopers, clean comedy…….. Children Elderly and animal abuse.
Fiona: Is there one person pass or present you would meet and why?
Wynona Judd, she’s a wonderful person.
Fiona: What do you want written on your head stone and why ?
I DONE MY BEST….because I did.
Fiona: Other than writing do you have any hobbies ?
Fishing and gym rat.
Fiona: What TV shows/films do you enjoy watching?
Classics: Valley of The Dolls, Postman Rings Twice anything Betty Davis…Gotham CSI……
Fiona: Favorite foods / Colors/ Music
Bacon shrimp lol all food….. grey white black
Fiona: If you were not a writer what else would you like to have done?