Monday, February 3, 2014

Meet & Greet with #Author Michael Gilwood @MichaelGilwood #SciFi #AmReading

Why did you choose to write this particular book? I needed to get this particular message across.
What was the hardest part about writing this book? The editing.
How do you promote this book? I leave that up to my wonderful publisher.
Will you write others in this same genre? Yes.
Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp? The reality of the possibilty of human origins.
How much of the book is realistic? Locations.
Have you included a lot of your life experiences, even friends, in the plot? None.
How important do you think villains are in a story? They can be just as important as the main character.
What are your goals as a writer? To finish the remaining eleven novels i have started ad to publish a compelation of short stories i wrote twenty years ago.
Who is your favorite author and why? Arthur C Clarke. I have always loved his work combing skill with detail.
Can we expect any more books from you in the future? Most definitely.
Have you started another book yet? Yes.
Where do you see yourself in five years? Hopefully behind a bigger desk with a better lap-top.
What are your current writing projects now? I am presently working on three simultaneous works.
Are you reading any interesting books at the moment? No.
Are there any new authors that have sparked your interest and why? No time.
What contributes to making a writer successful? Perseverance.
Do you have any advice for writers? Don't give up and stay focused.
Do you have any specific last thoughts that you want to say to your readers? Enjoy my books. I hope they bring as much pleasure to you as they did to me writing them.
What do you do to unwind and relax? I go for long walks or cook food.  
When you wish to end your career, stop writing, and look back on your life, what thoughts would you like to have? I really enjoyed what i did and was glad to have participated, sharing my ideas with people.

When two-hundred year old human remains are found on one of Neptune's moons, Earth's history falls into chaos. The momentous discovery points planet earth towards a solar system a thousand light years away. Twenty years later, Captain Philip Wakefield and his team, onboard the starship Excelsior, reaches the solar system of Mintaka and continues the investigation. But they are not the only thing evolving in the galaxy. Something frightening has them in its sights. Their discovery of the very cradle of humankind becomes a struggle for interstellar survival.
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Genre - Science Fiction
Rating – PG
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