18 Dec The Tough Questions
Bizarro Pulp Press asked me “The Tough Questions.”
Can you briefly describe an experience that played a role in how you wanted to develop NIGHT ROADS?
I encountered one of my few periods of writer’s block (or what I think of as writer’s block) during the previous novel, DEAD MEN, when I tried to force the character of John Smith to adhere to my preconceived notions instead of letting him have his head. I was determined to let each character dictate their own decisions in NIGHT ROADS, even when it presented challenges and shook up my plans. Needless to say, characters like these wreaked all sorts of havoc but I avoided a repeat of the blockage.
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