About Curtis L. Alcutt
Q. What is your birthdate?
Q. Previous occupations
A. Truck Driver, computer tech support specialist
Q. Favorite job
A. Doing technical support for Apple Computer
Q. High school and/or college
A. Berkeley High School/American River College
Q. Name of your favorite composer or music artist?
A. Blue Six
Q. Favorite movie
A. Lord of the Rings
Q. Favorite television show
A. Family Guy
Q. How would you describe your life in only 8 words?
A. complex,intriguing,tiring,challenging,stable,fulfilling, weird,fun
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. "If you wanna see a change, make a change."
Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?
A. Being content and thankful with what you have, instead of complaining about what you don't have is the true gateway to perfect happiness.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. Not leaving a positive legacy behind and the outlawing of chocolate
Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?
A. Right this very moment, I'd like to be exploring the interior of the Great Pyramids in Giza
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. J.R. Tolkien, I love his imagination
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Barack Obama
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. "Who the hell does that?"
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Not having the confidence to pursue my dreams earlier in life
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. A professional baseball player
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Having my first published novel handed to me in Manhattan by my first publisher
Q. What’s your greatest flaw?
A. Too easy going at times
Q. What’s your best quality?
A. My creativity/imagination
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. Author Dean Koontz
Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?
A. Upbeat persona
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. Gandalf from the Lord of the Rings
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I would like to meet George Crum and encourage him to work harder to pursue a patent for his great invention--potato chips.
Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?
A. Negative people.
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
A. Driving trucks and computer tech support run neck and neck.
Q. What’s your fantasy profession?
A. Being a professional baseball player
Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?
A. Honesty, loyalty and morality
Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "Lift Off" "Cali Spaces" "Push it to the limit" "Keep Looking" "Love Shine"
On Books and Writing
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. The Stand, Twilight Eyes, Lord of the Rings, DaVinci Code, Heat Seekers.
Q. Is there a book you love to reread?
A. The Stand
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Take the time to learn the craft of writing.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. "I have always wanted to write a book."