Thursday, July 29, 2010
Peter Howe Interview
Since the book is based upon a puppy my wife and I rescued from Central
Park my experiences are central to the Waggit books.
> the genre that you write yourself?
No, I like lots of different novel, middle grade, YA and adult. I like
Neil Gaiman very much. I also like to read history especially military
history (I'm a boy after all!)
> 3. were you always good at writing?
I always liked writing. I'll leave it up to the judgement of my readers as
to whether or not I'm good at it.
> 4. how do you get started with writing a story (as in, how do you start
> developing the story, how do you get inspired for it)
Waggit started out based on real life events. The ones I'm working on now
come straight out of that weird place called imagination, but you have to
> 5. what advice would you give to people who "run out of creativity" when
I always take a walk by myself but with my dogs or I exercise, like
swimming or on the elliptical machine. Eating seems to help as well!