Geoffrey Girard explains Cain’s Blood
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Hemingway once wrote, 'The world is a fine place and worth fighting for.' I agree with the second part.
Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?
A. Did that really happen? (All too often: Yes)
Q. Who are your favorite authors?
A. John Irving, Chuck Palahniuk, Tom Wolfe, Ray Bradbury, David Foster Wallace, Norman Mailer, Douglas Clegg, Robert B. Parker, Alexandre Dumas, James Joyce, Kurt Vonnegut, Ernest Hemingway, Robert E. Howard
Q. What are your 5 favorite books of all time?
A. A Prayer for Owen Meany - John Irving
Shadowland - Peter Straub
Dubliners- James Joyce
In Cold Blood - Truman Capote
The Fountainhead - Ayn Rand
1984 - George Orwell
[And 10+ more... like being asked to pick your favorite son]
Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?
A. Read more. And, read mostly outside your genre.