Bart Cleveland has been a member of the Writers’ League for one year and will be attending the Agents & Editors Conference in June. He makes his home in Kyle, Texas.
Scribe: In what genre(s) do you write?
Bart Cleveland: Thrillers and Science Fiction
Scribe: What authors would you like to have coffee or a beer with and which beverage?
BC: Coffee at a big round table with J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Dickens, Jane Austen, Mark Twain, Oscar Wilde, Edgar Allen Poe, James Finemore Cooper, Robert Louis Stevenson, Larry McMurtry, Mary Shelley, William Shakespeare, Philip K. Dick, Michael Crichton, Pat Conroy, Alexandre Dumas, Ian Fleming, Stephen King, H.G. Wells, Arthur Conan Doyle, George Orwell, J.D. Salinger, Stieg Larson, Margaret Mitchell, Ken Follett, Ernest Hemingway, S.E. Hinton, Ayn Rand, Harper Lee and Dr. Seuss
Scribe: If you were stranded on a deserted island, what book would you want to have with you to keep you sane?
BC: The Bible
Scribe: What have you learned from your association with the Writers’ League?
BC: That wherever you go you will meet others who are passionate about telling stories in unforgettable ways.
Scribe: Where do you see your writing taking you (or you taking it) in the future?
BC: I see my writing taking me to the place where I need to be.
Scribe: Is there anything else about you that you would like to share with the world?
BC: I’m working on two novels. One is a thriller titled, The Purification. You can experience it at http://thepurification.com/
The second is a science fiction comedy titled, Jimbo’s Big Day. Both are filled with characters that I believe in. One day, I hope many others will believe in them as well.