Monday, April 15, 2013
Life is imperfect!
Living, working and marrying then having children took me away from what I thought I would do in life. New goals and aspirations took root. I spent just over thirty years on the metals industry while writing on the side as a stress reliever.
Between jobs, I with my daughter Teresa walked to the route that my characters in the Lightning in the Tunnel series went after fleeing LA. Talking with people along the way made me appreciate writing even more. Everyone had a local story to tell and was very friendly. After the walk, I returned to LA and went back to work but had in my head all the necessary details for that trek.
Being an avid reader of Heinlein, Bradbury and other science fiction writers, I quickly jumped from dystopia to science fiction. Even ended my series Lightning in the Tunnel in space. While writing the eighth book of the series, the thought of writing about an Alien coming to Earth crossed my mind. That led to my book called "A Stranger comes Crawling" after publishing it, I finished "A Need for Lightning" the next to the last of the Lightning in the Tunnel series". The last book of that series is more than half written, I just don't know yet how I will end the series, a blaze of glory or just fade away? I don't plan on publishing it until 2014 to allow people plenty of time to read the series.
My book "T.T. Gristman" a time travel book was written before I wrote book eight of the series and sort of lied their until after I published "A Stranger Comes Crawling" then I decided to put it out there as well. Right now, I am busy on writing the sequel to my SiFi series called "Chronicles of the Marauder" about a man that wins the lottery and uses the money to go into space following his dreams. Meeting up with Aliens, his life is forever changed.
As you can see, my writing keeps taking different paths but each one leads back to my favorite genre, science fiction. That is where most of my books will be set in even though I have on the back burner a western book partially written. "Chronicles of the Marauder" will be a three book series. Book II is half written. Book one is out for your reading pleasure, check my author page on Amazon at http://www.amazon.com/author/agmoye it is also available in the UK, Germany, France, and Italy!
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