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Getting To Know The Author of Dark Fire – M.S. Keyton

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How about we get to know M.S. Keyton a little better?

We asked him a few questions, and hope that you’ll find them revealing.

WHAT IS YOUR IDEA OF PERFECT HAPPINESS? Blue skies, wine and a book

 

DO YOU HAVE ANY PHOBIAS? Hydrangas. Can’t abide them

 

WHICH FICTIONAL CHARACTER DO YOU MOST IDENTIFY WITH? The last one I wrote

 

NAME YOUR PET PEEVE. Tribal thinking

 

WHERE DO YOUR IDEAS COME FROM? Short stories often come from a particularly vivid dream –seed corn to tease out a story. Novels come from God knows where, though often a feel for a period and a voice in the head.

DO YOU SUPPORT ANY CHARITIES? IF NOT, WHAT MIGHT SPARK YOUR PASSION? I avoid all charities whose CEOs have salaries bigger than a Head of State. I go for ones with small over-heads

 

WHAT IS YOUR MOST TREASURED POSSESSION? Octave Mandola and memory stick. I know that’s two but both are housed in the same case.

 

WHAT COULDN’T YOU DO WITHOUT? My wife and children.

 

WHO ARE YOUR FAVORITE WRITERS? Cormac McCarthy, James Lee Burke, Hilary Mantel, Anthony Trollope…and a thousand and one others.

 

WHO IS YOUR FAVORITE HERO OF FICTION? Alan Breck from Kidnapped. He captured me as a boy, along with David Balfour

 

WHO ARE YOUR HEROES IN REAL LIFE? The Rolling Stones because they don’t give a…

 

WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE WHEN YOU WERE FIVE? Jeremy Fisher

 

LAST PURCHASE—BOOK OR OTHERWISE: The complete John Buchan on Kindle and a leather recliner swivel chair

 

FAVORITE MOVIE: Barry Lyndon

Read more about M.S. Keyton’s latest book Dark Fire here:

http://www.eredsage.com/store/DarkFire.html

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