I'm so glad to have Wayne visiting today. He is a man who I met through a local book signing and through an article about my books in a local newspaper. He is inspiring and wrote a series of books that he worked on to get published. I can't wait to share his book with all of you!
Tell us about yourself:What television sitcom is most like your family? Why?
I don’t watch them so I don’t know.
What’s your favorite thing to do to relax?
Sit under our patio awning while it rains, or sitting in a barber chair in our stuff room.
If you could change one thing about our world, what would it be
How our representatives are chosen to run our government.
To get there they have to lie and cheat and whoever has the most money to spend – wins.
What is the worst advice you have ever given someone? How did it work out?
I advised my first wife to marry me. It didn’t.
When was the last time you helped someone that was desperately in need? What did you do? Was this person grateful?
My second wife and I created a charity called Fairy Godparents which helped thousands of people and most were very grateful.
Now about you as an author…Did you always want to be an
No, it was a complete surprise at age 75.
What authors had an impact on you growing up and as an
What is your favorite aspect or writing? Your least favorite?
Creating exciting and interesting stories that people can’t stop reading. Editing those same stories.
What aspect of writing would you most like to improve on?
A whole bunch of them. I am a novice who has a great editor. The stories pour out of me and she makes them read well.
Do you have any “must haves” with you while you’re writing? My reference library.
What have you learned the most from being in the writing business?
The incredible feeling when you are caught up in your story and don’t know it is 3:00 a.m. When that happens you know you’re on to something.
Tell us about your latest release:
My first book called Shift is an unedited manuscript that was printed for a book signing I wanted to participate in. I have a few copies left but I am hoping the real thing will soon be available.
How did you decide on your story plot?
I HAD A DREAM, a very powerful dream that I remembered when I awoke and I kept adding to it until it became a trilogy.
How did you choose your characters names and location for your story?
From my life.
Do you have a favorite scene? Why?
No, I have many wonderful scenes where I can relate personally.
Do you have a character that you identify with? Who and why?
Yes, the hero, George. I hope I would conduct myself in his style.
Let our readers know how they can get a hold of
Via e-mail at Bideawee@gmail.com.
Thank you Wayne for stopping by today and sharing your thoughts with us. I know that people will be lined up like at the book signing for your book. Congrats!
Musings from Michigan