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Author Interview with Mick Smith

Episode Summary

In this episode our host Courtney meets with Mick Smith, author of "Burning America: In the Interest Of The Children". Learn about what inspired him to become a writing, advice for those aspiring to pick reading back up and writer.

Episode Notes

G. Mick Smith, PhD is an author, screenwriter, digital marketer, podcaster, voice actor, and recovering academic. Mick currently resides far from the madding crowd in sunny California enjoying his parent's first new car, a 1957 Buick Special, hiking, music, reading, and writing.


00:15 Introduction
00:53 What is your Book about?
4:16 What inspired you to write your book?
5:44 Who is your book for?
7:35 How long have you been writing?
10:02 What was your schedule like when writing your book?
12:43 What do you need in your writing space to stay focused?
14:27 Favorite writing snack or drink?
15:39 What type of books do you enjoy reading?
17:40 Were there any books or authors that inspired you to become a writer?
19:32 What type of books did you grow up reading?
22:21 Now as an Adult are there any Favorite Series or Authors that you just have to get when they release?
25:07 Advice for someone just starting to read again?
28:05 Any advice for someone just starting to read?
32:20 Whats one thing people are generally surprised about you?
34:35 Any additional comments?
36:15 Where can our audience connect with you?

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