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Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Next Big Thing

the next big thing

Deborah Poe tagged me to take part in The Next Big Thing. 

What is the title of the book?

Sound and Basin 

Where did the idea come from for the book?

What genre does your book fall under?

What actors would you choose to play the part of your characters in a movie rendition?

I would let the people of the Gulf play themselves. 

What is the one sentence synopsis of your book?

If we kill our waters, we all die. 

How long did it take you to write the first draft of the manuscript? 

Three Years 

Who or what inspired you to write this book?

What else about your book might pique the reader’s interest?


this is the starving cradle
babies carved down to skin
our death present
our new millenia

Will your book be self-published or represented by an agency? 

It will be published by Lavender Ink next month:

Tagged Writers for the next big thing: Geoff Munsterman, Kristin Sanders, Daniela Olszewska and Nathan Hauke 

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